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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participating football clubs and club members

From: Improving availability, promotion and purchase of fruit and vegetable and non sugar-sweetened drink products at community sporting clubs: a randomised trial

Characteristic Control clubs (43 clubs; 689 club members) Intervention clubs (42 clubs; 705 club members)
Clubs    
Football code Australian Rules 15.6% 16.7%
  Rugby League 33.3% 31.0%
  Soccer/association football 24.4% 19.0%
  Rugby Union 26.7% 33.3%
Geographical region Major city 80.0% 83.3%
  Inner/outer regional 20.0% 16.7%
Size Mean number of players (SD) 272 (235) 259 (360)
Role Players 47.0% 60.1%
  Spectator/other members 18.3% 13.9%
  Club committee members 18.3% 12.1%
  Coaches/umpires/referees 16.5% 13.9%
Members    
Age of members Mean (SD) 32.7 (12.0) 36.0 (11.9)
Gender Male 87.0% 77.4%
Education University Educated 23.2% 21.0%
Income More than AU$52 000 48.0% 49.3%