Measures of exposure to the Well London Phase-1 intervention and their association with health well-being and social outcomes
Phillips, G., Bottomley, Christian, Schmidt, Elena, Tobi, P., Lais, Shahana, Yu, Ge, Lynch, Rebecca, Lock, Karen, Draper, Alizon, Moore, D., Clow, Angela, Petticrew, Mark, Hayes, Richard and Renton, A. 2014. Measures of exposure to the Well London Phase-1 intervention and their association with health well-being and social outcomes. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 68 (7), pp. 597-605.
|Authors||Phillips, G., Bottomley, Christian, Schmidt, Elena, Tobi, P., Lais, Shahana, Yu, Ge, Lynch, Rebecca, Lock, Karen, Draper, Alizon, Moore, D., Clow, Angela, Petticrew, Mark, Hayes, Richard and Renton, A.|
In this paper, we describe the measures of intervention exposure used in the cluster randomised trial of the Well London programme, a public health intervention using community engagement and community-based projects to increase physical activity, healthy eating and mental health and well-being in 20 of the most deprived neighbourhoods in London.10 No earmarked resources to support the development of these measures and associated data collection were provided to either the research team or to those delivering the interventions on the ground. Instead, these were derived from contractually specified performance management information reported quarterly by partners and by inclusion of questions seeking information about participation in the follow-up questionnaires used to measure the main trial outcomes. The exposure measures are consequently considerably less sophisticated than those used in the US studies, where earmarked funding was available.
|Journal||Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health|
|Journal citation||68 (7), pp. 597-605|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2013-202507|
|10 Feb 2014|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||27 Jun 2014|
|Copyright information||(c) The authors. Issued under Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY licence.|
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