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Table 2 Mean number of items per school and quality of ‘school grounds’ items in Delhi, India

From: An evaluation of outdoor school environments to promote physical activity in Delhi, India

‘School grounds’ items Mean number (standard deviation) of items per school Percent (number) of schools with item present Median quality
Chalk powder markings on play surfaces 0.8 (1.9) 25.0 (4) Adequate
Playground equipment 5.1 (4.3) 93.8 (15) Adequate
Pitches (marked area with an incline with an associated goal or flag) 0.8 (1.2) 43.8 (7) Adequate
Athletic tracks 0.6 (1.0) 37.5 (6) Adequate
Courts 1.1 (1.3) 56.3 (9) Good
Benches 1.6 (2.9) 31.3 (5) Good/Adequate
Picnic tables 0.6 (2.3) 6.3 (1) Adequate
Water coolers 5.0 (6.2) 62.5 (10) Adequate
Wildlife gardens 0.1 (0.3) 12.5 (2) Adequate/Poor
Uncovered cycle parking 6.2 (8.9) 56.3 (9) Adequate
Covered cycle parking 7.6 (30.3) 6.3 (1) Adequate
Assault course (sequence of pieces of equipment designed to be used together) 0.7 (0.8) 56.3 (9) Adequate
Quadrangle (enclosed or semi-enclosed courtyard) 0.8 (0.7) 56.3 (9) Adequate