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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants

From: Parents’ and teachers’ views of the promotion of healthy eating in Australian primary schools

  Parents Teachers
(n = 19) (n = 17)
Gender
 Female 18 12
 Male 1 5
School type
 Government 11 13
 Independent 5 3
 Catholic 3 1
Education
 PhD 2
 Masters/Graduate Diploma 5 6
 Bachelor 8 11
 Diploma 4
Geolocation
 Melbourne (major city) 17 16
 Regional areas of Victoria 2 1
Ethnicity
 Australian 6 15
 Othera 13 2
Teaching experience (in years)
 0–5 NA 6
 5 to 10 years 3
 10 to 15 years 3
 15–20 2
  > 20 years 3
  1. a‘Other’ denotes parents from Chilean, Turkish, Israeli, Japanese, Indonesian, New Zealander, Singaporean, Italian, Vietnamese, Polish, Persian, Swedish, Taiwanese backgrounds. Teachers from non-Australian backgrounds were from Indian and Turkish backgrounds