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Table 1 Intervention community characteristics and target groups.

From: Scaling up community-based obesity prevention in Australia: Background and evaluation design of the Health Promoting Communities: Being Active Eating Well initiative

Intervention Community Community characteristics Primary target group Secondary target group
1 Rural and urban townships
High percentage of socio-economic disadvantage
Primary school aged children Families, carers, older adults and seniors
2 Urban
Culturally and linguistically diverse
Socio-economic disadvantage
Children 0-12 years Families, carers, older adults and seniors
3 Rural townships
High percentage of socio-economic disadvantage
Significant proportion of young people
Secondary school aged children Older adults
4 Urban
Culturally and linguistically diverse
High percentage of socio-economic disadvantage
Secondary school aged children Young people newly arrived from overseas
5 Rural
Culturally homogenous
Ageing population group
High percentage of socio-economic disadvantage
Working adults Wider community