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Table 4 Methods and strategies selected for dietary behaviour (programme outcomes 1&2)

From: VIP in construction: systematic development and evaluation of a multifaceted health programme aiming to improve physical activity levels and dietary patterns among construction workers

Determinant Theoretical Methods Strategy Tools/Materials
a) Personal    
Knowledge Passive learning/providing information Providing written and/or verbal information Tailored brochures
  Active processing of information   Knowledge tests
Awareness of personal intake levels Self-evaluation Comparing intake in relation to standards Worksheet self-test on healthy standards
  Feedback Feedback on intake levels Personal feedback PHC
Habits Implementation intentions (goal setting) Formulation of specific personal intentions PHC assists in formulating practical goals + PEP form
Awareness, risk perception & health believes Information about personal risk Personalized risk feedback from health screening Expert monitoring and evaluation of BMI, waist circumference, blood pressure, behaviour etc. in relation to healthy standards (PHC)
  Scenario-based risk information Providing tailored risk information on long-term effects and information on benefits of healthy behaviour Tailored brochures
  Re-evaluation, self-evaluation, and consciousness raising Awareness of own body composition by self-monitoring Waist circumference measuring tape BMI card
   Delivering information on the relationship between calories & PA Calorie guide (# min PA required to lose a certain amount of calories)
b) External    
Social support Mobilising social support from spouse/family Providing healthy recipes tailored to target population Test recipes