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Table 4 Highest-rated factors for priority for research in descending order for each cluster

From: Using concept mapping in the development of the EU-PAD framework (EUropean-Physical Activity Determinants across the life course): a DEDIPAC-study

Factor # Statement By Cluster Priority for Research
  Cluster 1: Intra-Personal Context and Wellbeing 3.2 ± 0.5
4a Actual PA Level 4.1 ± 0.6
73a Physical Fitness Levels (Strength, Endurance, Coordination, Agility, Flexibility) 3.9 ± 0.7
71a Personal Goals/Outcome Expectancies/Achievement Orientation/Motivation 3.8 ± 0.7
66a Perceived Benefits of PA 3.7 ± 0.7
38a Health Status 3.7 ± 0.7
  Cluster 2: Family and Socio-Economic Status 2.7 ± 0.5
81a Rewards (Encouragement/Support) 3.5 ± 0.8
69 Perceived Social Role 3.0 ± 0.8
90 Social Competence/Role 3.0 ± 0.8
91 Social Economic Status/Personal Income (for Children: Parents’ Income)/Level of Education 2.9 ± 0.8
22 Educational Level (Parents/Relatives) 2.6 ± 0.8
  Cluster 3: Policy and Provision 3.0 ± 0.4
61a PA Programs/Plans 3.6 ± 0.8
60a PA Programs in School/Office/Community 3.6 ± 0.8
9* Availability/Access/Proximity of PA Organized Sport Facilities/Tools 3.6 ± 0.7
37a Health Education 3.5 ± 0.7
59 PA Education (at School/Work)/Knowledge of Effects of PA 3.4 ± 0.9
  Cluster 4: Cultural Context and Media 3.0 ± 0.4
35a Group Activities (Outdoor/Indoor) 3.6 ± 0.7
105a TV Exposure 3.6 ± 1.0
94 Social Media 3.2 ± 0.9
52 Media 3.2 ± 0.8
42 Internet Availability 3.1 ± 0.9
  Cluster 5: Social Support and Modelling 3.3 ± 0.3
99a Support of Family/Peers/Partner 3.7 ± 0.6
34a Group (Family/Peers/Partner) PA Behaviours 3.5 ± 0.6
36a Group Health Habits 3.4 ± 0.8
93 Social Inclusion 3.1 ± 0.8
92 Social Expectations 2.9 ± 0.8
  Cluster 6: Supportive Environment 3.4 ± 0.2
43a Involvement in Organized Sport 3.7 ± 0.8
101 Time Spent Outdoor/Playing Spaces 3.6 ± 0.8
74 Physical Advices 3.4 ± 0.8
2 Access to Personal/Family/Peer Transport 3.2 ± 0.7
75 Private Environment (Home/Backyard Space) 3.1 ± 0.9
  1. aIndicates inclusion also in the Quadrant IV of the youth, adult, and older adult populations