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Table 2 School and administrator characteristics (n = 170)

From: School and classroom effects on Daily Physical Activity (DPA) policy implementation fidelity in Ontario classrooms: a multi-level analysis

Characteristics n %a
School Characteristics
 School board Language
  English 159 94
  French 11 6
 School board Type
  Public 116 68
  Roman Catholic 54 32
 School location (based on postal code)
  Urban 122 72
  Rural 48 28
 School size
  Small (≤295 students) 89 52
  Large (≥296 students) 81 48
Administrator Personal Characteristics
 Gender
  Male 47 31
  Female 103 69
 Position
  Principal 152 91
  Vice-Principal 15 9
 Year of experience as an administrator
  5 years or less 45 30
  6 to 15 years 85 57
  16 years or more 20 13
 Level of health and physical education training
  University-level training 17 11
  Little to no training 116 77
  Other training 17 11
 Priority level of PA in daily life
  High priority 89 59
  Moderate priority 48 32
  Low priority 14 9
Administrator Responses Regarding DPA
 Awareness of DPA policy requirements
  Aware of 4 or more 136 83
  Aware of 3 or less 27 17
 Presence of DPA monitoring procedure
  Yes 46 28
  No 119 72
 Frequency of using DPA supports
  Often/always use 15 9
  Occasionally use 63 37
  Never/rarely use 91 54
 Competing curriculum priorities
  Agree/strongly agree 124 77
  Neutral 16 10
  Disagree/strongly disagree 22 14
  1. aPercentages may not total 100 due to rounding