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Table 1 Characteristics of schools and participants

From: The impact of school uniforms on primary school student’s physical activity at school: outcomes of a cluster randomized controlled trial

Characteristics Intervention Control
School N = 21 N = 21
Mean school size 290.24 (155.18) 294.05 (168.52)
School Type
 Catholic 8 9
 Government 13 12
Urban/ Rural Index
 Major cities 10 (48%) 11 (52%)
 Inner and outer regional and remote 11 (52%) 10 (48%)
Socio-economic index
 Most disadvantaged 15 (71%) 12 (57%)
 Least disadvantaged 6 (29%) 9 (43%)
Student N = 979 N = 868
Female 501 (51%) 460 (53%)
Mean age (SD) 8.22 (0.70) 8.15 (0.67)
Class
 Grade 2 478 (49%) 475 (55%)
 Grade 3 501 (51%) 393 (45%)
Urban/ Rural Index
 Major cities 655 (67%) 448 (52%)
 Inner/outer/remote 324 (33%) 420 (48%)
Socio-economic index
 Most disadvantaged 499 (51%) 435 (50%)
 Least disadvantaged 480 (49%) 433 (50%)