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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participating schools by group

From: CAFÉ: a multicomponent audit and feedback intervention to improve implementation of healthy food policy in primary school canteens: a randomised controlled trial

  Intervention
n = 36
Control
n = 36
Mean (SD) number of students 216 (176) 210 (219)
Socioeconomic Regiona (SEIFA 2006) n (%)
 Least advantaged 29 (81%) 33 (94%)
 Most advantaged 7 (19%) 2 (5.7%)
School type n (%)
 Government 29 (81%) 29 (81%)
 Catholic 7 (19%) 7 (19%)
Type of Managera n (%)
 Paid manager 16 (53%) 14 (45%)
 Volunteer manager 13 (43%) 16 (52%)
 Other 1 (3.3%) 1 (3.2%)
Days of operationb n (%)
 5 days a week 13 (42%) 13 (42%)
 3–4 days a week 4 (13%) 5 (16%)
 1–2 days a week 14 (45%) 13 (42%)
Number of volunteers n (sd) 2 (1) 2 (2)
  1. aMissing data from 1 control school
  2. bMissing data from 11 schools (6 intervention; 5 control)