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Table 2 Student characteristics at baseline – students wearing an accelerometer (n = 1150)

From: Cost effectiveness of a multi-component school-based physical activity intervention targeting adolescents: the ‘Physical Activity 4 Everyone’ cluster randomized trial

Characteristic Intervention group Control group
 Number/ Total Participants 645 505
  Boysa 312 246
  Girlsa 333 258
 3 vld days 530 435
 Mean age (years) 12.0 12.0
 Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander (%) 5.3 % 7.8 %
 Height, (mean m) 157.1 156.8
 Weight, (mean kg) 49.3 50.0
 Student BMI Category, (%) 78.3 % 73.3 %
  Underweight/ Healthy Weight
  Overweight/ Obese 21.7 % 24.7 %
 Student activity level 33 % 33 %
  Active (≥60 min MVPA/ day)
  Low active (<60 min MVPA/ day) 67 % 67 %
 Accelerometer wear time 793.6 804.6
  Mean minutes per day   
  1. aNote - One (1) gender missing