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Table 1 Study characteristics, children and adolescents

From: Effectiveness of diet and physical activity interventions among Chinese-origin populations living in high income countries: a systematic review

Author, year (ref) Setting Recruitment strategy Data collection period Enrollment (n) %Female Age range, years Age, years (Mean, SD) Immigration historya Intervention (D, PA, D&PA)b Intervention Duration
Chen 2008 [34] Urban, San Francisco, CA, USA Chinese community sources and after-school programs November 2005–December 2006 57 50.9 8–10 8.8 (SD = 0.8) NR D&PA 6 months
Chen 2010 [27] Urban, San Francisco, CA, USA Chinese language programs September 2006–December 2008 67 43.3 8–10 8.97 (SD = 0.89) SL-ASIA: 2.38 (SD = 0.69) suggesting low acculturation D&PA 2 months
Chen 2011 [28] Urban, San Francisco, CA, USA Convenience sampling from community programs October 2007–May 2009 54 46 12–15 12.5 (SD = 3.2) SL-ASIA: 2.13 (SD = 0.51), suggesting low acculturation D&PA 2 months
Chen 2013 [29] Urban, San Francisco, CA, USA Providers in a primary care clinic recruited participants NR 41 37 7–12 NRa SL-ASIA: 1.99 (SD = 0.48), indicating low acculturation D&PA 2 months
Chen 2015 [35] Urban, San Francisco, CA, USA Providers in a primary care clinic recruited participants NR 70 ~ 20 7–12 9.5 (SD = 1.6) SL-ASIA: 2.01 (SD = 0.52), indicating low acculturation D&PA 2 months
Chen 2016 [36] Urban, San Francisco, CA, USA Providers in a primary care clinic recruited participants NR 115 30 7–12 9.5 (SD = 1.5) SL-ASIA: 2.05 (SD = 0.56), indicating low acculturation D&PA 2 months
Chen 2018 [30] Urban, San Francisco, CA, USA Two community clinics that have large Chinese American patient population recruited participants. NR 40 42.5 13–18 14.9(SD = 1.7) NR D&PA 6 months
Sun 2017 [26]c Urban; San Francisco, CA, USA Four Northern California Head Start Programs in the San Francisco Bay Area: NR 32 100 3–5 36 (SD = 4.9) SL-ASIA: 1.92 (SD = 0.31) suggesting low acculturation. D&PA 2 months; measurement at 0,3, and 6 months
  1. aSL-ASIA Suinn-Lew Asian self-identity acculturation scale, bD Diet, PA Physical Activity, NR Not reported, SD Standard deviation
  2. cStudy participants included mothers and children; children reported here