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Table 2 Frequency of Intervention Strategies (with examples) by Intervention Year

From: Integrating an ecological approach into an Aboriginal community-based chronic disease prevention program: a longitudinal process evaluation

Intervention Strategy Y1 Y2 Y3 Total Example
1. HP→IND 27 17 27 71 Screening result booklets were returned to
community members and results explained.
2. HP→INT→IND 20 18 18 56 Family Food Garden (Burwungatha djama)
Project aimed to increase fresh fruit and
vegetable consumption. Staff work with
families to establish backyard gardens.
3. HP→ORG→IND 16 7 10 33 A new school canteen with good facilities
allows nutritious snacks to be prepared and
sold to young people, at recess and lunch.
4. HP→COM→IND 2 7 6 15 A community market was informally
organised with a variety of market stalls to
increase community member's access to
fresh fruits, bush foods, fish and shell-fish.
5. HP→[ORG-ORG]→IND 9 3 1 13 A workshop was organised to discuss
community screening results.
Organisational representatives came
together to brainstorm interventions.
6. HP→[INT-INT]→IND 4 3 4 11 A weekly walking program was organised.
Families met at the church and walked in
the community to have fun and share.
7. HP→ POL→ORG→IND 3 3 4 10 After continuous lobbying and advocacy
including to the council, the takeaway
manager offered healthier food and kept
the deep-fryers off until at least 11 am.
8. HP→[IND-IND] 1 0 1 2 Over 12 teams participate in a community
football league, comprised primarily of
younger-aged men.
9. HP→[COM-COM]→INT→IND 1 1 0 2 Community members and visitors from
surrounding communities receive healthy
lifestyle information during a four-day
healthy lifestyle festival. Families celebrate
relationships and culture.
10. HP→[ORG-ORG]→INT→IND 1 0 0 1 The Commonwealth Nutrition Initiative
funded the Health Centre to implement a healthy
breakfast program for children. This activity
was delivered from the Women's Centre and
was supported by community council. It was
designed to engage parents in preparing
breakfasts as part of school activities.
11. HP→POL→IND 0 0 1 1 Research institute project officers with
community researchers lobby with NT
Parliamentarians and training providers
for funding and political support.