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Table 2 Items achieving consensus agreement from Delphi Round 2

From: Development of Australian physical activity and screen time guidelines for outside school hours care: an international Delphi study

Statement Responses (n)
All round 2 n = 54
% agreement (≥ 7 on 9 point Likert scale) Mean Likert score (SD) Median (MADM)
Before School Care
Physical Activity
 For physical activity to be fun 43 95% 7.9 (1.5) 8 (0.9)
 For OSHC services to provide appropriate space outdoors for PA 43 81% 7.3 (1.9) 8 (1.4)
Screen Time
 That staff and older children in OSHC services role model appropriate screen time use e.g. only access personal devices at beginning and end of sessions 43 80% 7.5 (2.0) 8 (1.6)
 That recreational screen time should be limited 43 81% 7.2 (2.2) 7 (1.6)
After School Care
Physical Activity
 To provide an opportunity for free play/unstructured physical activity 39 95% 8.2 (1.1) 9 (0.9)
 To provide fun physical activity 39 92% 8.2 (1.2) 9 (1.0)
 To provide opportunity for outdoor play and outdoor equipment to encourage physical activity 39 92% 8 (1.1) 8 (0.9)
 To provide physical activity opportunities for children of different ages 39 89% 8.1 (1.2) 9 (0.9)
 To provide physical activity opportunities for children of different abilities 39 95% 8.3 (1.1) 9 (0.9)
 To provide opportunities for varying intensities of physical activity (light, moderate, moderate-vigorous, vigorous 39 84% 7.5 (1.7) 8 (1.2)
Screen Time
 That physical activity is the preference to recreational screen time 39 82% 7.6 (1.6) 8 (1.3)
Vacation Care
Physical Activity
 To provide a diverse range of physical activity throughout the day 38 89% 7.8 (1.4) 8 (1.0)
 To provide opportunities for outdoor physical activity 38 97% 8.2 (1.1) 9 (0.9)
 To provide opportunities for unstructured/free play to encourage physical activity 38 97% 8.3 (1.0) 9 (0.9)
 To provide physical activity that is fun 38 97% 8.3 (0.9) 9 (0.8)
Other
 That OSHC educators are continually supported, upskilled and motivated to help children achieve healthy activity behaviours 36 86% 7.5 (1.2) 7 (1.0)
 To provide a wide range of activities throughout the day in OSHC services with recognition of the 24 h movement guidelines (i.e. balanced between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and screen time 36 83% 7.6 (1.4) 8 (1.1)
 To use a guideline or policy to better guide physical activity, recreational screen time and sedentary behaviours in OSHC 36 81% 7.6 (1.3) 8 (1.1)
  1. MADM Mean absolute deviation from median, SD Standard deviation