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Table 2 Characteristics of the included reviews

From: Behavioral determinants of physical activity across the life course: a “DEterminants of DIet and Physical ACtivity” (DEDIPAC) umbrella systematic literature review

Author, Date
(Type of review) [Ref]
Number of eligible studies included in the umbrella review/total number of studies included in the review Continent/s of included studies Study design of included studies Total sample size of included study
(Sample range)
Age range or mean (years) of eligible studies Gender (female, % range) of eligible studies Year range of included studies
Babakus WS, 2012
(SLR) [24]
6/38 Europe (n = 6) In-depth interviews (n = 2)
Focus group (n = 1)
Semi-structured interviews (n = 1)
N.A. (n = 2)
276 (30–109)
N.A. (n = 2)
40–83
N.A. (n = 2)
39–53
N.A. (n = 2)
1980–2012
Barnett I, 2012
(SLR) [25]
19/19 North America (n = 11)
Europe (n = 6)
Australia (n = 2)
Cohort (n = 14)
Cross-sectional (n = 5)
62,455
(51–11,469)
45–99 0–100 1985–2010
Craggs C, 2011
(SLR) [34]
13/46 North America (n = 11)
Europe (n = 2)
Prospective (n = 13) 13,332
(40–3,878)
4–9 (n = 1)
10–13 (n = 8)
14–18 (n = 4)
N.A. 1986–2009
De Craemer M, 2012
(SLR) [26]
7/43 N.A. Cross-sectional (n = 6)
Longitudinal (n = 1)
N.A. 4–6 N.A. 2003–2010
Engberg E, 2012
(SLR) [12]
32/34 Europe (n = 7)
North America (n = 22)
Australia (n = 3)
Cross-sectional retrospective (n = 7)
Prospective longitudinal (n = 25)
276,558
(26–80,944)
17–70 N.A. 1992–2012
Kaczynski AT, 2008
(SLR) [13]
50/50 North America (n = 23)
Europe (n = 18)
Australia (n = 3)
Asia (n = 1)
Multiple Continents (n = 1)
N.A. (n = 4)
Mostly cross-sectional 381,807
(120–82,918)
6–89 N.A. 1970–2005
Koeneman MA, 2011
(SLR) [27]
2/34 Australia (n = 1)
Asia (n = 1)
Observational (n = 2) N.A. 40–80 N.A. 2007
Larouche R, 2014
(SLR) [15]
46/73 Europe (n = 25)
North America (n = 9)
South America (n = 1)
Asia (n = 1)
Australia (n = 9)
Russia (n = 1)
Cross-sectional (n = 41)
Prospective (n = 5)
66,489
(103–7,023)
5–17.9 53 2002–2012
Lee MC, 2008
(SLR) [28]
24/32 North America (n = 9)
Europe (n = 10)
Australia (n = 5)
Cross-sectional (n = 24) 33,756
(88–10,771)
5–18 N.A. 2002–2007
Marshall SJ, 2004
(MA) [14]
24/54 N.A. N.A. 1443,235
(36–20,766)
0–18 N.A. 1990–2002
Pearson N, 2014
(MA) [29]
163/163 Multiple Continents Prospective (n = 12)
Cross-sectional (n = 147)
Prospective and Cross-sectional (n = 4)
N.A. 0–18 N.A. 1987–2013
Ridgers ND, 2012
(SLR) [33]
3/53 Europe (n = 2)
Australia (n = 1)
Cross-sectional (n = 2)
N.A. (n = 1)
N.A. 5–18 N.A. 2006–2010
Schoeppe S, 2013
(SLR) [16]
42/52 Europe (n = 25)
North America (n = 9)
Asia (n = 1)
Australia (n = 6)
Russia (n = 1)
Cross-sectional (n = 39)
Longitudinal (n = 3)
55,896
(103–6,085)
3–18 39–100 2002–2012
Stanley RM, 2012
(SLR) [30]
6/22 Europe (n = 1)
North America (n = 4)
Australia (n = 1)
Cross-sectional (n = 6) N.A. 8–14 N.A. 1997–2010
Tzormpatzakis N, 2007
(SLR) [31]
3/36 Europe (n = 3) Cross-sectional (n = 3) 4,213
(171–1,000)
15–89 50–54 2002–2004
Uijtdewillingen L, 2014
(SLR) [35]
11/30 Europe (n = 5)
North America (n = 5)
Asia (n = 1)
Prospective (n = 11) 11,259
(155–5,451)
4–18 51–100 (n = 10)
N.A. (n = 1)
2005–2010
van der Horst K, 2007
(SLR) [32]
10/57 N.A. Cross-sectional (n = 8)
Prospective (n = 2)
N.A. 4–12 (n = 3)
13–18 (n = 7)
N.A. 1999–2004
  1. Notes: MA: Meta-Analysis; SLR: Systematic Literature Review; N.A.: Not Applicable