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Table 2 Pilot school characteristics by trial arm

From: Feasibility and acceptability of a whole-school social-marketing intervention to prevent unintended teenage pregnancies and promote sexual health: evidence for progression from a pilot to a phase III randomised trial in English secondary schools

School characteristics Intervention (4 schools) Control (2 schools) Overall (6 schools)
School type Academy independent of local authority 3 2 5
Community (local authority) school 1 0 1
Academic attainment: 2017 attainment 8 scorea mean (SD) 47.3 (6.80) 51.1 (2.75) 48.6 (6.03)
Proportion of students entitled to Free School Meals (FSM)a mean (SD) 30.25 (4.64) 23.2 (8.35) 27.9 (6.98)
School sizea mean (SD) 1342 (355.22) 1193 (390.50) 1292 (374.08)
Area deprivation: Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index (IDACI) scoreb mean (SD) 0.130 (0.04) 0.183 (0.06) 0.147 (0.05)
  1. aData retrieved from www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk, retrieved on 6/9/19
  2. bIDACI score by school post-code from imd-by-postcode.opendatacommunities.org, retrieved on 6/9/19