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Table 2 Selection criteria for recruiting clients to participate in the trial

From: An efficacy trial of brief lifestyle intervention delivered by generalist community nurses (CN SNAP trial)

Types Selection criteria
Inclusion criteria Clients referred to community nursing services Age 30-80 years Able to read and understand English at a level that enables the client to participate in a telephone administered survey and to understand the participant information sheet.
Exclusion criteria Palliative care clients Clients receiving one off visit or service Clients with significant cognitive impairment (unable to complete telephone administer survey). Clients who are currently receiving help in changing their lifestyle from a health professional (other than their GP) such as a dietitian or exercise physiologist Clients who are currently attending a chronic disease management program such as cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes education program etc. Clients who have attended the generalist community nursing service in the previous six months (and therefore may have already received lifestyle intervention)