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Table 3 Teacher characteristics at baseline and follow-up by experimental group

From: Optimising a multi-strategy implementation intervention to improve the delivery of a school physical activity policy at scale: findings from a randomised noninferiority trial

Teacher variable PACE Adapted PACE
Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up
School type teaching at N = 102 N = 77 N = 163 N = 107
 • Catholic 8 (8%) 7 (9%) 22 (14%) 6 (6%)
 • Government 77 (75%) 66 (86%) 141 (87%) 80 (75%)
 • Independent 17 (17%) 4 (5%) 0 (0%) 21 (20%)
Age N = 77 N = 62 N = 112 N = 94
 • mean (SD) 39.1 (12.0) 38.4 (11.1) 41.8 (11.8) 40.6 (11.1)
Sex N = 85 N = 71 N = 156 N = 105
 • Female 76 (89%) 63 (89%) 124 (79%) 82 (78%)
 • Male 9 (11%) 8 (11%) 32 (21%) 23 (22%)
Employment status N = 85 N = 67 N = 130 N = 105
 • Full-time 77 (91%) 61 (91%) 115 (88%) 92 (88%)
 • Part-time/casual 8 (9%) 6 (9%) 15 (12%) 13 (12%)
Years teaching experience N = 85 N = 67 N = 127 N = 103
 • mean (SD) 12.8 (9.9) 10.5 (8.9) 15.2 (11.2) 15.8 (11.8)
Specialist PE teacher N = 84 N = 67 N = 132 N = 104
 • yes 0 (0%) 1 (1%) 1 (1%) 2 (2%)