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Table 4 Behavioural objective – Eat a healthy, balanced diet

From: Application of Intervention Mapping to develop a community-based health promotion pre-pregnancy intervention for adolescent girls in rural South Africa: Project Ntshembo (Hope)

EXTERNAL DETERMINANTS
Performance objective Social norms Social support Resources and services
Reduce consumption of sugar ( e.g. sugar-sweetened beverages , sweets , etc. ) Peers and family are perceived to be consuming less sugar
Association between sugar and positive experiences is not reinforced
Peers and family support reduction in consumption of sugar Accessibility of healthy alternatives to high sugar foods and beverages
Availability of adolescent-friendly health education material, delivered by an appropriate health care worker
Performance objective Social norms Social support Resources and services
Reduce portion size of staple starchy foods ( e.g. maize meal , potatoes , white bread , rice , pasta ) Peers and family are perceived to be reducing portion sizes
Association between large portion sizes and positive experiences is not reinforced
Peers and family support reduction in portion sizes Availability of adolescent-friendly health education material, delivered by an appropriate health care worker
Performance objective Social norms Social support Resources and services
Reduce the consumption of convenience foods Peers and family are perceived to be consuming less convenience foods
Association between convenience foods and positive experiences is not reinforced
Peers and family support reduction in consumption of convenience foods Accessibility of healthy alternatives to convenient foods
Availability of adolescent-friendly health education material, delivered by an appropriate health care worker
Performance objective Social norms Social support Resources and services
Increase consumption of fruits and vegetables Peers and family are perceived to be consuming more fruits and vegetables Peers and family support an increase in consumption of fruits and vegetables Accessibility of affordable fruit and vegetables
Availability of adolescent-friendly health education material, delivered by an appropriate health care worker