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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of scaled up interventions

From: Mechanisms of scaling up: combining a realist perspective and systems analysis to understand successfully scaled interventions

Intervention name Intervention type Target outcome Population and setting Scale up time frame Scale up level
Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garde [35] School-based food education program Nutrition Primary schools 2005- ongoing National
PEACH (Parenting Eating and Act for Child Health) [36 Community-based multi-component group educational sessions PA & Nutrition Families with overweight/obese children aged 5–11 years, Community settings 2013–2016 (QLD) State (QLD)
Munch and Move [37] Training and resources for early childhood educators PA & Nutrition Children aged 0–5 years, Early childhood education and care services 2013- ongoing State (NSW)
Live Lighter [38] Educational mass media campaign PA & Nutrition Adults, mass media and social media 2012–2015 State (WA, VIC, ACT & NT)
Physical Activity 4 Everyone [39] Whole-school physical activity program PA Adolescents, Disadvantaged secondary schools 2017 – ongoing State (NSW)
OPAL (Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle) [40] Community development and social marketing PA & Nutrition Children through families, Community-based 2009–2017 State (SA)
Go4Fun [41] After school obesity prevention program PA & Nutrition Children 7–13 above a healthy weight, Community settings 2009- ongoing State (NSW)
  1. Information in table relates only to scale up period for each intervention. PA Physical Activity, Australian states: SA South Australia, QLD Queensland, NSW New South Wales, WA Western Australia, ACT Australian Capital Territory, NT Northern Territory