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Table 2 Characteristics of afterschool programs and children where the Out-of-School Nutrition and Physical Activity Observational Practice Assessment Tool (OSNAP-OPAT) was completed

From: Validity of a practitioner-administered observational tool to measure physical activity, nutrition, and screen time in school-age programs

Program characteristics a Phase 1 (N = 20) Phase 2 (N = 15)
Average daily attendance per site, mean (SD) 55.0 (49.9) 44.6 (17.9)
Sponsoring agency, n (%)   
YMCA 8 (40.0%) 2 (13.3%)
Boys & Girls Club 4 (20.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Community Centers 5 (25.0%) 3 (20.0%)
School 3 (15.0%) 10 (66.7%)
Proportion of students at the school where the program is based who qualify for free or reduced price meals 81.6% 79.2%
Child characteristics b Phase 1 (N = 596) Phase 2 (N = 389)
Age (yrs.), mean (SD) 7.8 (1.8) 8.6 (1.8)
Male, (%) 50.8% 50.7%
Race/ethnicity, (%)   
White 9.2% 34.2%
Black/African American 29.5% 5.4%
Hispanic/Latino 29.7% 31.1%
Asian 4.2% 1.3%
Cape Verdean 2.7% 1.6%
Black Hispanic 3.2% 0.0%
Multiracial 4.9% 14.0%
Missing 16.6% 12.4%
  1. a) The average daily attendance was recorded at each site by research assistants during the week of data collection. The proportion of children who qualify for free or reduced price meals was collected via administrative records. Programs that were non-school based used data from the closest school as a proxy.
  2. b) Child characteristics were reported by parents on consent forms.