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Table 3 Characteristics of study sample, AGTO versus non-AGTO h

From: An intervention to improve program implementation: findings from a two-year cluster randomized trial of Assets-Getting To Outcomes

  Baseline Post
  AGTO (n = 174) Non-AGTO (n = 202) AGTO (n = 159) Non-AGTO (n = 156)
Age in years, %     
  12-49 53 53 46 48
  50+ 47 47 55 52
Female, % 72 74 71 74
White, % 98 97 97 100
Education, %     
 HS graduate or less 6 12 4 6
 Some college 22 6 21 10
 College graduate 21 27 27 32
 Graduate education 50 54 49 51
Employment status, %     
 Full time 81 78 78 81
 Part time 13 9 13 12
 Out of labor force 6 12 10 7
Coalition leadership (0–100), mean (SD) 77.4 (16.1) 71.9 (19.1) 80 (17.7) 74 (18.8)
Coalition cohesion (0–100), mean (SD) 76.0 (15.4) 71.9 (14.3) 77 (13.4) 72 (14.8)
Coalition receptivity to change (0–100), mean (SD) 72.9 (13.0) 69.1 (13.7) 74 (11.5) 69 (13.4)
Satisfaction with involvement in coalition, %     
 1 = Very dissatisfied, 2, 3 6 9 2 6
 4 9 16 7 19
 5 17 16 13 19
 6 41 43 44 46
 7 = Very satisfied 27 17 34 11
Years in coalition, %     
 0 7 13 9 21
 1 25 25 8 2
 2 16 16 14 20
 3 7 10 15 13
 4 5 13 9 11
 5 8 6 8 10
 6+ 32 18 36 24
Type of involvement, %     
 Paid staff 31 23 26 24
 Volunteer individual 21 33 32 34
 Volunteer from partner organization 49 45 42 42
  1. hThere were no statistically significant differences between AGTO and non-AGTO study participants on almost all of these characteristics at baseline or post (p>0.05), except for satisfaction with involvement in coalition.