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Table 4 Main targets of the activities and the public health approach followed in the municipal administrative sectors

From: A qualitative study on multisector activities to prevent childhood obesity in the municipality of Seinäjoki, Finland

Administrative sector Main target(s) of the activity Public health approach to obesity prevention
Upstream Midstream Downstream
Management Physical activity X   
Obesity prevention X X  
Health and/or wellbeing X   
Primary health care Physical activity   X  
Healthy eating   X  
Obesity prevention X X X
Health and/or wellbeing   X  
Early childhood education and care Physical activity   X  
Healthy eating X X  
Health and/or wellbeing   X  
Schools Physical activity X X  
Healthy eating   X  
Health and/or wellbeing   X  
Sports services Physical activity X X X
Technical services Physical activity X X  
Health and/or wellbeing X   
Mass catering services Healthy eating X X