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Table 2 20122013 demographics of 40 schools participating in HealthMPowers program and providing data on child knowledge and behavior, fitness (BMI, PACER test), HealthMPowers resource usage, and school policies and practices

From: A holistic school-based intervention for improving health-related knowledge, body composition, and fitness in elementary school students: an evaluation of the HealthMPowers program

School cohort Year 1 (n=12) Year 2 (n=22) Year 3 (n=6)
School characteristic    
Number of students K – 5 (mean [total])1 563 (6756) 609 (13,394) 533 (3197)
Free/Reduced Lunch (%)2 69% 79% 92%
# of K – 5 teachers (mean)3 38 43 36
Race/Ethnicity (%)4    
 White 51% 18% 36%
 Black 26% 61% 47%
 Hispanic 1% 14% 14%
 Asian/Pacific islander 18% 2% 1%
 Native American 0% 0% 0%
 2 or more races 4% 5% 2%
  1. 1Mean number of students per school (total number of students per cohort).
  2. 2Percentage of students per cohort receiving free or reduced lunch.
  3. 3Mean number of K – 5 teachers per school.
  4. 4Percentage of students per cohort identifying as each race/ethnicity.