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Table 1 ACHIEVE Incentives schedule and dollar value (AUD$)

From: Can an incentive-based intervention increase physical activity and reduce sitting among adults? the ACHIEVE (Active Choices IncEntiVE) feasibility study

  First 2 weeks Second 2 weeks
(Month 1)
Month 2 Month 3 Month 4
For increased physical activity: one point/minute, capped at 30 mins/day (total possible 210 points/week) For achieving 200 PA points (100 mins PA/week)
Women’s scarf, $7.50
Men’s cap $10.50
For achieving 200 PA points (100 mins PA/week)
$10 Supermarket voucher
For achieving 240 PA points (120 mins PA/week)
Heart Foundation cookbook, $17 or $20
For achieving 300 PA points (150 mins PA/ week)
$50 supermarket voucher
For maintaining 300 PA points (150 mins PA/week)
Chance to win one of four Apple iPad Minis
For reduced sitting time: one point/minute reduction from baseline, capped at 30 mins/day (total possible 210 points/week) For achieving 200 SB points (100 mins reduction/week)
$10 Supermarket voucher
For achieving 200 SB points (100 mins reduction/week)
Heart Foundation shirt, $18
For achieving 240 SB points (120 mins reduction/week)
$40 Supermarket voucher
For achieving 300 SB points (150 mins reduction/week)
Heart Foundation hooded jacket, $38
For maintaining 300 SB points (150 mins reduction/week reduction from baseline)
Chance to win one of four Apple iPad Minis
Total value for participants $17.50 ($8.25/week) for women
$20.50 (10.20/week) for men
$28.00 ($14/week) Average ($14.3/week) $88 ($22/week)