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Table 6 Summary of reviews for each of the health behaviours

From: The effectiveness of interventions to change six health behaviours: a review of reviews

Health Behaviour Total number No. aimed at general population No. aimed at community, school or work places No. aimed at targeted populations or individuals
Smoking 48 5 6 Young people (11)
Smokers (26)
Physical Activity 24 4 1 Young people (6)
Older people (2)
Adults over 18 years(8)
Alcohol 15 4 0 Young people (2)
Pregnant women (1)
Drink drivers (3)
Problem drinkers (4)
Healthy eating 13 0 3 Young people (4)
Older people (1)
Pregnant women (1)
Non specific (6)
Illicit drug use in young people 4 0 4 0
Sexual risk taking in young people 8 0 8 0
  1. Notes: columns are not totalled because some reviews were included in more than one health behaviour
  2. Some reviews included more than one population group, so the rows may not add up to the total number of reviews for each health behaviour