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Table 6 Summary of students’ perceptions toward the curriculum content and implementers

From: Development, implementation, and evaluation of a multi-addiction prevention program for primary school students in Hong Kong: the B.E.S.T. Teen Program

Item Primary 5 Primary 6
Mean (SD) Positive responses (4–6) Mean (SD) Positive responses (4–6)
N % N %
Curriculum content       
1. The objectives of the curriculum are very clear 5.22 (0.97) 350 94.3 5.16 (1.09) 251 92.6
2. The content design of the curriculum is very good 5.03 (1.00) 344 92.7 4.96 (1.17) 243 89.7
3. The activities were carefully arranged 5.10 (0.98) 348 93.8 5.04 (1.18) 248 91.9
4. The classroom atmosphere was very pleasant 5.06 (1.14) 338 91.6 4.94 (1.19) 244 90.0
5. There was much peer interaction amongst the students 5.02 (1.15) 331 89.7 5.04 (1.19) 243 91.0
6. I participated in the class activities actively (including discussions, sharing, games, etc.) 5.13 (1.06) 347 93.5 5.06 (1.21) 243 90.3
7. I was encouraged to do my best 4.88 (1.18) 332 89.7 4.91 (1.22) 246 91.1
8. The learning experience enhanced my interests towards the program 4.96 (1.17) 334 90.5 4.89 (1.21) 240 88.6
9. All in all, I have a very positive evaluation on the program 4.95 (1.16) 334 90.3 4.93 (1.18) 248 91.5
10. On the whole, I like this program very much 5.10 (1.11) 335 91.0 4.98 (1.18) 246 91.1
Implementers       
1. The implementer(s) had a good mastery of the program 5.31 (0.94) 354 95.4 5.25 (1.10) 256 94.5
2. The implementer(s) was (were) well prepared for the lessons 5.37 (0.95) 354 95.4 5.30 (1.07) 257 95.2
3. The teaching skills of the implementer(s) were good 5.32 (0.93) 356 96.5 5.25 (1.10) 253 94.1
4. The implementer(s) showed good professional attitudes 5.44 (0.90) 361 97.3 5.31 (1.10) 253 94.8
5. The implementer(s) was (were) very involved 5.42 (0.91) 359 96.8 5.32 (1.08) 257 94.8
6. The implementer(s) encouraged students to participate in the activities 5.36 (0.91) 356 96.7 5.29 (1.08) 253 93.7
7. The implementer(s) cared for the students 5.33 (0.96) 355 96.2 5.27 (1.09) 256 94.8
8. The implementer(s) was (were) ready to offer help to students when needed 5.39 (0.95) 355 95.9 5.35 (1.07) 258 95.2
9. The implementer(s) had much interaction with the students 5.29 (1.03) 346 93.8 5.18 (1.12) 254 93.7
10. Overall speaking, I have a very positive evaluation of the implementer(s) 5.37 (0.96) 357 96.5 5.34 (1.08) 258 95.2
  1. All items are rated on a 6-point Likert scale with 1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = slightly disagree, 4 = slightly agree, 5 = agree, 6 = strongly agree. Only respondents with positive responses (Options 4–6) are shown in the table