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Research Article

Developing Intervention Strategies to Optimise Body Composition in Early Childhood in South Africa

Table 1

Participant numbers for various data collection methods.

Urban high-incomeUrban low-incomeRural low-income

Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour
Direct observation of physical activity and sedentary behaviour at 4 middle- to high-income preschools;
at 4 low-income preschools;
at 3 preschools & 2 primary schools (Grade R);
Gross motor skills high-income low-income

Parents/caregivers and teachers: focus groups (1 high-income teacher group), (2 low-income combined groups), (2 parent groups)
, (2 high-income parent groups) (1 low-income teacher group), (2 parent groups)