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Table 2 Summary of selected feasible reductions for each risk factor

From: The societal benefits of reducing six behavioural risk factors: an economic modelling study from Australia

Risk factor Method Attributable Change Reference/Source
   Australia Comparator Feasible Progressive*  
Intimate partner violence (prevalence %) Arcadian ideal 27 Denmark: 22 ↓5 ↓2.5 [7]
High risk alcohol consumption (litres/capita/year) Arcadian ideal 9.8 Norway: 6.4 ↓3.4 ↓1.7 [8]
Tobacco smoking (prevalence %) Arcadian ideal 23 California: 15 ↓8 ↓4 [9]
Physical inactivity (prevalence %) Evidence based
consensus
70 60 ↓10 ↓5 [10]
Inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption (grams/day/person) Evidence based
consensus
503 675 ↑172 ↑86 External consultation and
Australian guidelines.
High body mass index (prevalence %) Evidence based
consensus
27 24 ↓3 ↓1.5 Dutch intervention study;
external consultation;
National Preventative
Health Taskforce
  1. *Progressive is half-way to achieving the feasible target