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Table 1 Children’s interaction with trees at school parks on study days using SOPARC (September, November 2019)

From: Effects of trees, gardens, and nature trails on heat index and child health: design and methods of the Green Schoolyards Project

School Park Study Period (2019) Children Under Tree Canopy or Touching Treesa Total Children Observeda
Female (%) Male (%) Female (#) Male (#)
Intervention September 59.7 65.7 72 67
November 50.0 53.7 30 41
Low-Green September 71.4 77.6 273 228
November 59.8 44.7 184 132
High-Green September 19.6 13.3 46 60
November 63.2 64.5 36 60
Total September 63.2 64.5 391 355
November 52.4 39.1 250 233
  1. aObservations are for target areas with trees present within its boundaries