Table 2

Baseline school characteristics by experimental group

CharacteristicsControl
N=31
Intervention
N=31
School type
 Catholic5 (16%)5 (16%)
 Government26 (84%)26 (84%)
Size
 Mean (SD)261.6 (101.2)300.3 (182.6)
SEIFA (based on school address)
 Most disadvantaged19 (61%)20 (64%)
 Least disadvantaged12 (39%)11 (36%)
Remoteness (based on school address)
 Inner regional Australia12 (39%)13 (42%)
 Major cities of Australia18 (58%)18 (58%)
 Outer regional Australia1 (3%)0
  • SEIFA, socio-economic indexes for areas.