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Table 3 SNAP risk factors advice and/or referrals: Multiple responses allowed

From: Is there scope for community health nurses to address lifestyle risk factors? the community nursing SNAP trial

Clients at risk Inadequate fruit & vegetable intake (< 7 serves) (n = 625) Inadequate physical activity (n = 211) Smokers (n = 38) High/risky alcohol consumption (n = 297) Obese/over-weight with inadequate fruit or vegetable intake* (n = 580)
No advice or referral received 521(83.5%) 183 (86.7%) 104 (75.4%) 279 (93.9%) 481 (82.92%)
Received advice 85 (13.6%) 22 (10.4%) 26 (18.8%) 15 (5.1%) 86 (14.8%)
Received referrals 50 (8.0%) 12 (5.7%) 19 (13.8%) 7 (2.4%) 54 (9.3%)
Received both advice and referrals 32 (5.1%) 6 (2.8%) 11 (8.0%) 4 (1.3) 32 (5.5%)
Source of advice Multiple responses allowed Multiple responses allowed Multiple responses allowed Multiple responses allowed Multiple responses allowed
GP/practice nurse 30 (4.8%) 9 (4.7%) 19 (13.8%) 7 (2.4%) 33 (5.7%)
Community nurse 3 (0.5%) 1 (0.5%) 1 (0.7%) 0 3 (0.5%)
Hospital doctor/nurse 31 (5.0%) 4 (1.9%) 12 (8.7%) 5 (1.7%) 27 (4.7%)
Family & friends 30 (4.8%) 9 (4.3%) 13 (9.4%) 8 (2.7%) 30 (5.2%)
Dietitian 43 (6.9%) 4 (1.9%) 0 1 (0.3%) 41 (7.1%)
Get Healthy phone-line 1 (0.2%) 1 (0.5%) 0 0 1 (0.2%)
Exercise physiologist 3 (0.5%) 1 (0.5%) 0 0 3 (0.5%)
Quitline 0 0 4 (2.9%) 0 0
Drug & alcohol counsellor 0 0 1 (0.7%) 3 (1.0%) 0
Local exercise program/gym 6(1.0%) 4 (1.9%) 0 0 7 (1.2%)
  1. * fewer than 2 serves of fruit or fewer than 5 serves of vegetable