Table 2

Frequency of Intervention Strategies (with examples) by Intervention Year

Intervention Strategy

Y1

Y2

Y3

Total

Example


1. HP→IND

27

17

27

71

Screening result booklets were returned to

community members and results explained.


2. HP→INT→IND

20

18

18

56

Family Food Garden (Burwungatha djama)

Project aimed to increase fresh fruit and

vegetable consumption. Staff work with

families to establish backyard gardens.


3. HP→ORG→IND

16

7

10

33

A new school canteen with good facilities

allows nutritious snacks to be prepared and

sold to young people, at recess and lunch.


4. HP→COM→IND

2

7

6

15

A community market was informally

organised with a variety of market stalls to

increase community member's access to

fresh fruits, bush foods, fish and shell-fish.


5. HP→[ORG-ORG]→IND

9

3

1

13

A workshop was organised to discuss

community screening results.

Organisational representatives came

together to brainstorm interventions.


6. HP→[INT-INT]→IND

4

3

4

11

A weekly walking program was organised.

Families met at the church and walked in

the community to have fun and share.


7. HP→ POL→ORG→IND

3

3

4

10

After continuous lobbying and advocacy

including to the council, the takeaway

manager offered healthier food and kept

the deep-fryers off until at least 11 am.


8. HP→[IND-IND]

1

0

1

2

Over 12 teams participate in a community

football league, comprised primarily of

younger-aged men.


9. HP→[COM-COM]→INT→IND

1

1

0

2

Community members and visitors from

surrounding communities receive healthy

lifestyle information during a four-day

healthy lifestyle festival. Families celebrate

relationships and culture.


10. HP→[ORG-ORG]→INT→IND

1

0

0

1

The Commonwealth Nutrition Initiative

funded the Health Centre to implement a healthy

breakfast program for children. This activity

was delivered from the Women's Centre and

was supported by community council. It was

designed to engage parents in preparing

breakfasts as part of school activities.


11. HP→POL→IND

0

0

1

1

Research institute project officers with

community researchers lobby with NT

Parliamentarians and training providers

for funding and political support.


Cargo et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:299   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-299

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