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Table 1 Characteristics of identified studies

From: A RE-AIM evaluation of evidence-based multi-level interventions to improve obesity-related behaviours in adults: a systematic review (the SPOTLIGHT project)

Study characteristics No. studies (%)
Design  
Quasi-experimental design 70%
Pre-experimental design 30%
Focus  
Combination physical activity, sedentary behaviour and eating behaviour 57%
Physical activity 33%
Sedentary behaviour 0%
Eating behaviour 9%
Setting  
Schools/workplaces 27%
Churches 12%
Communities 61%
Participants  
> 1000 in at least one measurement 69%
> 1000 in all measurements 38%
Data collection method  
Questionnaire 91%
Clinical measures 39%
Pedometers 6%
Geographical area  
America 58%
Europe 18%
Oceania 15%
Asia 9%