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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of educators involved in the HOPPEL professional learning program

From: A blended professional learning intervention for early childhood educators to target the promotion of physical activity and healthy eating: the HOPPEL cluster randomized stepped-wedge trial

Characteristic Number (%) (total n = 104)
Age
 Under 25 years 15 (14)
 26–29 years 23 (22)
 30–39 years 34 (33)
 40–49 years 22 (21)
 50–59 years 10 (10)
Highest qualification
 Certificate 32 (31)
 Diploma 47 (45)
 Bachelor degree 16 (15)
 Other 9 (9)
Employment status
 Full-time 37 (36)
 Part-time 65 (63)
 No Response 2 (1)
Time employed as educator
  < 1 years 1 (1)
 1–2 years 18 (17)
 3–5 years 30 (29)
 6–8 years 8 (8)
  > 8 years 47 (45)
Time employed within organisation
  < 1 years 8 (8)
 1–2 years 26 (25)
 3–5 years 29 (28)
 6–8 years 14 (13)
  > 8 years 27 (26)
Current position
 Manager 11 (10)
 Educational Leader 1 (1)
 Teacher (2nd in charge) 3 (3)
 Room leader 24 (23)
 Educator 65 (63)