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Table 3 Results of the process evaluation questionnaire

From: Feasibility and acceptability of a culturally tailored physical activity intervention for Arab-Australian women

  Mean SD Range
Culturally-related intervention components
 The content and material were relevant to Arab Australian women 4.80 0.41 4–5
 The program facilitators were respectful of my culture and beliefs 4.80 0.41 4–5
 Having the program delivered in Arabic made me more engaged in the program 4.40 0.83 3–5
 Co-facilitation of the education sessions by a male facilitator did not bother me 4.33 1.11 1–5
 The activities in the practical physical activity sessions were appropriate for Arab-Australian women 4.87 0.35 4–5
 Having the program at a familiar venue facilitated my engagement with the program 4.87 0.35 4–5
 Program facilitators were culturally aware of the Arab-Australian culture 4.67 0.62 3–5
 Having the facilitators of Arab-Australian background was very beneficial for my engagement in the program 4.53 0.74 3–5
 I prefer a women-only program 4.67 0.49 4–5
General intervention components
 Group sessions were preferred over individual or online sessions 4.67 0.49 4–5
 Program facilitators were knowledgeable 4.67 0.49 4–5
 Program facilitators were supportive and approachable 4.80 0.41 4–5
 The physical activity sessions were enjoyable 4.93 0.26 4–5
 The physical activity sessions catered to women of all abilities 4.80 0.41 4–5
 I liked the structure of each session (education followed by physical activity) 4.80 0.41 4–5
 The scheduling of the sessions did not impact on my other commitments (e.g., caring for children) 4.60 0.63 3–5
 One session per fortnight was sufficient 3.20 1.37 1–5
 The session duration was appropriate (90mins per session) 4.33 0.98 2–5
 The venue was easily accessible 4.67 0.49 4–5
 The venue was appropriate 4.73 0.46 4–5
 I felt like I was a member of the group 4.73 0.46 4–5
 I had a good relationship with other women in the program 4.80 0.41 4–5
Perceived benefits of program
 I have obtained valuable knowledge I was not previously aware of 4.53 0.52 4–5
 I have learnt new skills related to physical activity 4.73 0.46 4–5
 I feel better in myself 4.60 0.51 4–5
 I am happier 4.67 0.49 4–5
 I have more confidence 4.47 0.64 3–5
 I am more active with my family 3.93 1.22 2–5
 I now set physical activity goals 4.43 0.76 3–5
 I now track my physical activity 4.40 0.74 3–5
Satisfaction with program
 I am satisfied with the program 4.87 0.35 4–5
 My involvement in the program was enjoyable 4.80 0.41 4–5
 I would recommend this program to others 4.87 0.35 4–5
  1. SD standard deviation