Table 3

Implementation scores for each project component and reasons for not having implemented them

Project component

Implementation score on 100 (mean ± SD)

z-score

Three most mentioned reasons for not having implemented the component (% of organizations)*


Sale or loan of pedometers

90.5 ± 30.7

1.33

Organization of community events

87.5 ± 34.2

1.22

Dissemination of information using variants of flyers

76.2 ± 34.0

0.82

Use of the media to promote '10,000 Steps'

64.3 ± 42.3

0.39

Use of the '10,000 Steps' website

52.4 ± 51.2

-0.04

Initiation of partnerships with local authorities and other associations

37.5 ± 45.5

-0.57

No time (36%) No added value for the project (27%) Not relevant to our core business (27%)

Use of posters in public places

35.7 ± 45.1

-0.63

Need for more information with regard to content or support (55%) Not relevant to our core business (45%) Still considering implementation (9%)

Use of street signs or other strategically placed objects in the street scene

19.0 ± 37.0

-1.23

Need for more information with regard to content or support (55%) Not relevant to our core business (45%) Too expensive (9%)

Wide-ranging personal contact with citizens

17.2 ± 28.5

-1.30

No time (33%) Not relevant to our core business (33%) Too expensive (17%)


Global implementation score (median)

52.4


* This is only indicated for components with mean implementation scores < 50 on 100

Van Acker et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:3   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-3

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