Table 6

Summary of reviews for each of the health behaviours

Health Behaviour

Total number

No. aimed at general population

No. aimed at community, school or work places

No. aimed at targeted populations or individuals


Smoking

48

5

6

Young people (11)

Smokers (26)


Physical Activity

24

4

1

Young people (6)

Older people (2)

Adults over 18 years(8)


Alcohol

15

4

0

Young people (2)

Pregnant women (1)

Drink drivers (3)

Problem drinkers (4)


Healthy eating

13

0

3

Young people (4)

Older people (1)

Pregnant women (1)

Non specific (6)


Illicit drug use in young people

4

0

4

0


Sexual risk taking in young people

8

0

8

0


Notes: columns are not totalled because some reviews were included in more than one health behaviour

Some reviews included more than one population group, so the rows may not add up to the total number of reviews for each health behaviour

Jepson et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:538   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-538

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