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Table 3 Top ten ranked images for ‘makes me want to be active’ in the park

From: Adolescents’ ratings of features of parks that encourage park visitation and physical activity

Images OVERALL BOYS GIRLS
Ranking Ranking Ranking
(mean score[SD])a (mean score[SD]) (mean score[SD])
Gigantic blue slide (image 11) 1 (8.15 [1.39]) 1 (7.87 [2.33]) 1 (8.69 [1.97])
Flying fox (image 18) 2 (7.08 [2.69]) 2 (6.80 [2.35]) 3 (7.57 [2.68])
Big blue slide (image 10) 3 (6.79 [2.55])** 8 (6.02 [2.32]) 2 (7.69 [2.32])
Big 360 swing (image 21) 4 (6.74 [2.86])* 5 (6.17 [2.76]) 4 (7.35 [2.81])
Table tennis tables (image 6) 5 (6.71 [2.66]) 3 (6.39 [2.70]) 6 (7.10 [2.53])
Wooden ship with rock climbing wall, chain ladder (image 12) 6 (6.54 [2.83])** 10 (5.87 [2.57]) 4 (7.35 [2.73])
Basketball ring on a line-marked court (image 24) 7 (6.35 [2.99]) 6 (6.15 [3.00]) -
Nature-like wooden playground (image 35) 8 (6.33 [2.61])* - 7 (6.94 [2.68])
Outdoor gym equipment (image 14) 9 (6.23 [2.94]) - 10 (6.78 [2.82])
Brightly painted sports goals on brick wall and ground markings (image 4) 10 (6.20 [3.14])* - 8 (6.92 [3.04])
Cement BMX track (image 9)   4 (6.24 [2.54])  
Two large spider web climbing frames (image 20)   7 (6.09 [2.70])  
Walking/cycling path beside an oval (image 7)   9 (5.93 [2.84])  
Wooden swing set (2 adult sized swings) (image 1)    8 (6.92 [2.44])
  1. (1 = not likely, 10 = highly likely)
  2. Significant difference in mean score between boys and girls *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01
  3. Image numbers refer to images described in Additional file 1