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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: What do parents and preschool staff tell us about young children's physical activity: a qualitative study

Parents   n = 22
Mothers   20
Fathers   2
Target groups: SEIFA Index 1
(median)
 
1. Low socioeconomic 891 10
2. Middle-Eastern 914 7
- Lebanon (6)   
- Syria (1)   
3. Chinese 1101 5
- Hong Kong (2)   
- Malaysia (1)   
- China (2)   
Preschool staff 2   n = 17
Female   17
- Directors   3
- Trained teachers   5
- Assistant staff   9
Years in employed in childcare sector:   
≥ 20 years   5
10–19 years   4
5–9 years   5
< 5 years   3
  1. 1SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage median. (Sydney median: 1067).
  2. 2varied ethnicities including: Anglo-Celtic, Mediterranean, Middle-Eastern, Chinese