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Table 5 Specifying the target behaviour

From: Development of a context-sensitive physical activity intervention for persons living with HIV and AIDS of low socioeconomic status using the behaviour change wheel

Purpose: To describe the target behaviour according to who needs to do the behaviour, what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, where it needs to be done, how often and with whom
Target behaviours Walking to-and-from places; Doing simple home-based exercises and engaging in physical activity through activities of daily living; Doing simple exercises at the community centre.
Who needs to perform the behaviour? PLWHA of low SES
What do they need to do differently to achieve the desired behaviour? Walk at a moderate-to-vigorous intensity instead of using motorised transport; do home-based exercises; Do simple home-based exercises and activities of daily living at a moderate-to-vigorous intensity; Do simple exercises at the community centre at a moderate-to-vigorous intensity; seek out opportunities for being more active around the home, such as performing domestic chores, e.g., gardening, etc.
When do they need to do it? When going to-and-from places; during free time at home; during free time at the community centre.
Where do they need to do it? When going to-and-from places; at home; at the community centre.
How often do they need to do it? Whenever going to-and-from places; at least once every other weekday for at least 30 min or bouts of 10 min accumulatively.
With whom do they need to do it? Alone/in a group; alone/ with family and friends; with the exercise leader and other participants attending the community centre.
  1. Adapted from Michie et al. with permission from authors [29]