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Table 4 Study Outcomes and Measurement

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

Outcomes Measurement Time point
Primary Outcomes
The number and % of high risk clients offered evidence based interventions to modify their risk factors Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in mean physical activity scores as measured by a brief validated physical activity tool [23] Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in mean alcohol intake score as measured by the validated AUDIT-C tool [24] Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in mean number of serves of fruit and vegetables as measured by validated questions from the NSW Health survey [46] Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Mean self reported weight change Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Secondary Outcomes
Change in the number and percentage of clients who report smoking Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in number and percentage of clients reporting adequate levels of physical activity Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in the number and percentage of clients reporting 'at risk' alcohol consumption Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in the number and percentage of clients consuming >=2 serves of fruit per day Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in the number and percentage of clients consuming >=5 serves of vegetables per day Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in nurse self reported SNAP risk factor assessment and management scores Clinician survey Baseline, 6 and 12 months
Intermediate outcomes (mediator variables)
Progression in stages of change (number and % high clients in each stage of change) as measured by five point intention scales [34] Client telephone survey Baseline, 3 and 6 months
Change in nurse self reported confidence and attitude scores for SNAP management measured by nurse survey. Clinician survey Baseline, 6 and 12 months