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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of FLEX Schools

From: The FLEX study school-based physical activity programs – measurement and evaluation of implementation

  100 Mile Club - randomized 100 Mile Club - implemented CHALK/Just Movea
(N = 7) (N = 5) (N = 6)
Eligible students per school (Mean, range)b 182 (95–509) 200 (107–509) 138 (47–180)
Race/ethnicity
 % African-American 19.1% 19.9% 8.3%
 % Asian 9.9% 10.8% 6.5%
 % Hispanic 28.4% 22.3% 40.7%
 % White 37.2% 41.3% 41.1%
 % Multi-race 5.1% 5.6% 3.3%
 % other 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
% economically disadvantagedc 39.2% 38.0% 45.0%
Per child school expendituresd (mean, range) $15,258 ($13,098–$20,312) $14,679 ($13,098–$16,871) $14,814 ($13,244–$16,871)
  1. aAll six randomized CHALK/Just Move schools implemented to some capacity
  2. bEligibility for program participation was grade 3–5, with exception of one school that made program available to grades K-5
  3. cEconomically disadvantaged measure based on student’s participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Transitional Assistance for Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC), Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) foster care programs, and/or MassHealth (Medicaid)
  4. dData from 2016