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Table 1 The type of interventions that were scaled up into broader policy and practice

From: Increasing the scale and adoption of population health interventions: experiences and perspectives of policy makers, practitioners, and researchers

Health issue Intervention type Setting Target population Size of intervention Country
1. Healthy eating Policy & practice change in Canteens Schools Children State-wide Australia
2. Physical activity Brief intervention Primary care Adults Local Australia
3. Physical activity Exercise classes Community Adults National Brazil
4. Healthy eating & physical activity Policy & practice change and provider training Childcare Children Local Australia
5. Healthy eating & physical activity Lifestyle modification program Community Adults State-wide Australia
6. Healthy eating & physical activity Policy & practice change and curriculum support Schools Children State-wide Australia
7. Healthy eating & physical activity Policy & practice change and provider training Childcare Children Local Australia
8. Diabetes Lifestyle modification program Primary Health Care Adults Local Australia
9. Healthy eating and physical activity Whole of school policy & practice change Schools Children National Fiji
10. Healthy weight Lifestyle modification program Community Children State-wide Australia
11. Chronic disease management Lifestyle modification program Community Adults State-wide Australia
12. Chronic disease risk factors Brief interventions and referral Community health services Adults Local Australia
13. Chronic disease risk factors Brief interventions General practice Adults National Australia
14. Chronic disease risk factors Brief intervention and referral Community health services Adults Local Australia
15. Chronic disease risk factors Policy, practice change, workforce development Local government/community Adults and children State-wide Australia
16. Diabetes prevention Lifestyle modification program Health services Adults National USA
17. Diabetes prevention Lifestyle modification program Primary health services Adults Local Australia
18. Tobacco cessation Mass media campaign Community Adults & young people State-wide Australia
19. Binge drinking Government sponsorship of sport and social marketing campaign Community Young people National Australia
20. Falls prevention Website & group based exercise/education program Community Adults State-wide Australia