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Table 3 Teacher-level predictors, by fidelity to DPA policy requirements (n = 307)

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

Teacher-Level Predictors Met DPA Policy Requirements Did not meet DPA Policy Requirements
nb % nb %
Grade level
 Grade 3 43 43 56 57
 Grade 5 56 58 40 42
 Grade 7 35 50 35 50
Awareness of DPA policy requirements
 Aware of 4 or more 103 54b 86 46
 Aware of 3 or less 48 42b 65 58
Scheduling DPA in teachers’ timetables
 DPA is scheduled 121 60b 82 40
 DPA is not scheduled 30 30b 69 70
Confidence level in implementing DPA
 High 112 70b 49 30
 Low-to-moderate 27 25b 80 75
Frequency of using DPA resources
 Often/always 25 78b 7 22
 Occasionally 56 57 42 43
 Never/rarely 69 40b 103 60
DPA is realistic and achievable
 Agree/strongly agree 97 75b 32 25
 Neutral 21 44 27 56
 Disagree/strongly disagree 32 26b 91 74
Lack of time
 Agree/strongly agree 95 41b 134 59
 Neutral 12 63 7 37
 Disagree/strongly disagree 36 84a 7 16
Lack of space
 Agree/strongly agree 74 40a 109 60
 Neutral 20 54 17 46
 Disagree/strongly disagree 47 68a 22 32
  1. aSignificant difference in fidelity to DPA requirements at alpha = 0.05
  2. bDue to missing values, count totals (n) may not equal total sample (n = 307)