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Table 1 Average importance ratinga of adolescent-identified determinants of an activity-friendly environment

From: An activity-friendly environment from the adolescent perspective: a concept mapping study

Potential determinants 6-year pre-university secondary education 4-year pre-vocational secondary education Average importance of all classes
2nd year 4th year 2nd year 4th year
Physical characteristics
 1. Clean 4.2 3.2 3.9 3.5 3.7
 2. Attractive 3.6 2.6 3.1 3.4 3.2
 3. Proximity 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.3
 4. Attributes 3.3 3.2 3.4 4.0 3.5
 5. Facilities 3.4 3.2 3.0 4.1 3.4
 6. Well maintained 4.4 4.0 3.4 4.5 4.1
 7. Suitable area 3.1 3.4 3.3 4.2 3.5
 8. Weather 3.4 2.8 3.1 4.2 3.4
 9. Safety 3.8 3.5 2.8 4.0 3.5
 10. Variation 3.1 3.3 3.1 2.6 3.0
Social characteristics
 1. Presence of others (positive/negative) 2.8 2.8 2.8 4.0 3.1
 2. Different target groups NA 2.9 3.1 3.5 3.2
 3. Ambience 3.8 3.8 2.5 4.1 3.6
 4. Being allowed to be active 3.3 3.8 3.7 3.1 3.5
 5. It is the norm to be active NA 2.5 NA NA 2.5
Economic characteristics
 1. Affordable 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.1 3.5
Motivational characteristics
 1. Challenging, motivating, exciting and adventurous 2.4 2.9 3.2 3.4 3.0
 2. Rewards 1.8 3.1 2.6 NA 2.5
 3. Seated activities not encouraged 2.2 2.0 2.6 NA 2.3
 4. Distraction (positive/negative) 2.3 2.4 3.2 3.0 2.8
 5. Organized activities 2.5 NA 2.7 NA 2.6
 6. Active games 2.1 NA 3.2 NA 2.7
 7. Being forced to be active NA NA 2.4 2.7 2.6
  1. NA Not applicable, indicates a potential determinant was not indicated during the concept mapping session within this class; bold indicates the potential determinant is important
  2. aRated on a 5-point Likert-scale with higher scores indicating higher importance of the adolescent-perceived determinants