Hydrate Philly: An Intervention to Increase Water Access and Appeal in Recreation Centers
ORIGINAL RESEARCH — Volume 17 — February 20, 2020
Of 159 centers assessed for eligibility, 36 met eligibility criteria. Of the 123 centers excluded, 50 were excluded for not being in a low-income neighborhood, 57 for not having both summer and afterschool programs, and 9 for being unwilling to discourage sugar-sweetened beverages. Four centers declined to participate, and 3 centers could not be contacted to determine eligibility. Of the 36 eligible centers, 29 were randomly selected to participate, including 1 pilot site, and 7 were randomly selected not to participate. Fourteen centers were randomly allocated to the intervention and received treatment.
Hydrate Philly eligibility and enrollment flowchart.
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