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Table 2 Focus group characteristics per focus group discussion and for participants who dropped out of the study

From: What features do Dutch university students prefer in a smartphone application for promotion of physical activity? A qualitative approach

Focus group Number of participants Sex (number of females) NNGB 1 (number meeting the guidelines) Fit norm 2 (number meeting the guidelines) Number meeting the guidelines (NNGB and/or Fit norm) 3 Sports
1 7 4 6 6 6 Gym workout (n = 5)
Cycling (n = 3)
Climbing (n = 1)
Inline skating (n = 1)
Pool dancing (n = 1)
Physiotherapy exercises5 (n = 1)
2 7 2 6 7 5 Running (n = 4)
Ice skating (n = 2)
Field hockey (n = 1)
Swimming (n = 1)
Cycling (n = 2)
Spinning (n = 1)
Gym workout (n = 3)
Climbing (n = 1)
Indoor soccer (n = 1)
3 5 5 2 0 0 No sports (n = 2)
Running (n = 2)
Gym workout (n = 1)
4 4 2 1 0 1 Running (n = 3)
Gym workout (n = 2)
Mountain bike (n = 1)
Surfing (n = 1)
Inline skating (n = 1)
Spinning (n = 1)
5 7 7 1 0 1 No sports (n = 3)
Running (n = 2)
Gym workout (n = 1)
Handball (n = 1)
Field Hockey (n = 1)
Spinning (n = 1)
Box training (n = 1)
Drop outs4 27 14 18 16 15 No sports (n = 4)
Gym workout (n = 7)
Running (n = 4)
Soccer (n = 3)
Field hockey (n = 2)
Cycling (n = 1)
Water polo (n = 1)
Basketball (n = 1)
Badminton (n = 1)
Pool dancing (n = 1)
  1. 1NNGB = Dutch health guidelines for physical activity (30 minutes of moderate activity at least 5 days per week).
  2. 2Fit norm = 20 minutes of vigorous activity at least 3 days per week.
  3. 3The number of participants who met the Dutch health guidelines for physical activity (NNGB) and/or the Fit norm.
  4. 4Number of participants who dropped out during the study.
  5. 5Engage in a fitness programme that is provided and supervised by a physiotherapist.