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Table 3 Scores of the on each of the four EPODE pillars

From: Tools for a systematic appraisal of integrated community-based approaches to prevent childhood obesity

Pillar Political commitment
Score (%)
PPPs
Score (%)
Supporting services for implementation of interventions and campaigns
Score (%)
Scientific evaluation and dissemination
Score (%)
Programme, Country
Child health Programme, Cyprus 16 (61.5) 2 (25)a 35 (67) 27 (67.5)a
Salud Madrid, Spain 11 (42) 7 (39) 31 (60) 22 (55)
EPODE (Together let’s prevent childhood obesity!) Falndre Lys, France 24 (92) 12 (67) 35 (67) 16 (40)
JOGG (Youngsters at a Healthy Weight), The Netherlands 22 (85) 17 (94) 42 (81)a 26 (65)
Keep fit, Poland 20 (77) 14 (78) 27 (52)a 23 (57.5)
HELP initiative, Malta 21 (81) 10 (55.5) 40 (77) 26 (65)
MUNSI, Portugal 17 (71)a 5 (28)a 25 (48) 28 (70)
PAIDEIATROFI, Greece 20 (77) 17 (94) 37 (71) 22 (55)a
Good Health Partille, Sweden 26 (100) 8 (44) 33 (63) 6 (15)a
SETS movement, Romania 15 (58) 16 (89) 38 (73) 21 (52.5)
Sporttube, Slovakiab 3 (19)a 5 (42)a 21 (40)a 1 (2.5)a
VIASANO, Belgium 18 (69) 13 (78) 37 (71) 18 (45)
Maximum score Score (%) 26 (100) 18 (100) 52 (100) 40 (100)
Number of items scored 13 9 26 23
  1. aNot all items were scored; there were questions that could not be answered, because they did not apply to the programme during the appraisal
  2. bThe initiative consists mainly of sporadic physical activity events