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Table 5 School gardening characteristics from 6 months to follow-up

From: Evaluation of the impact of a school gardening intervention on children’s fruit and vegetable intake: a randomised controlled trial

Process measures 6 months Follow-up  
  Teacher-led   RHS-led Teacher-led RHS-led  
  N Mean (SE) 95% CI N Mean (SE) 95% CI N Mean (SE) 95% CI N Mean (SE) 95% CI
Do you have a school garden?           
(% no) 3 25   1 10 2 17 0 0  
(% yes) 9 75   9 90 10 83 10 100  
Number of different fruits grown 9 1.8 (0.1) 1.6, 2.0 8 1.0 (0.5) 0.3, 1.9 10 1.6 (0.1) 1.4, 1.8 10 1.0 (0.1) 0.1, 1.9
Number of different vegetables grown 9 7.3 (0.2) 6.9, 7.8 8 6.8 (0.3) 6.5, 7.1 10 5.9 (0.1) 5.6, 6.2 10 7.1 (0.1) 6.8, 7.5
Size of garden (%)           
  Small 1 11   1 11 0 0 0 0  
  Medium 2 22   2 22 2 22 0 0  
  Large 6 66   6 66 7 77 10 100  
Which year groups are involved (%)           
  Reception- year 2 0 0   1 11 0 0 1 10  
  Year 3- year 6 1 13   0 0 2 20 1 10  
  All 7 87   8 88 8 80 8 80  
Are year 3 & year 4 involved (% yes) 7 77   8 88 9 100 9 90  
Do you have a gardening club (% yes) 6 66   6 75 6 60 7 70  
Which year groups are involved in gardening club (%)           
  Reception- year 2 0 0   0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Year 3- year 6 1 25   3 50 1 25 4 66  
  All 3 75   3 50 3 75 2 33  
Successfully harvested fruit & vegetables (%)           
  None 1 14   0 0 0 0 2 20  
  Some 2 28   4 50 0 0 6 60  
  All 4 57   4 50 9 100 2 20