A cluster-randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a childhood obesity prevention programme delivered through schools, targeting 6–7 year old children: the WAVES study protocol

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BACKGROUND There is some evidence that school-based interventions are effective in preventing childhood obesity. However, longer term outcomes, equity of effects and cost-effectiveness of interventions have not been assessed. The aim of this trial is to assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a multi-component intervention programme targeting the… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-1800-8

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@inproceedings{Adab2015ACC, title={A cluster-randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a childhood obesity prevention programme delivered through schools, targeting 6–7 year old children: the WAVES study protocol}, author={Peymane Adab and Miranda J. Pallan and Emma R Lancashire and Karla Hemming and Emma Frew and Tania L Griffin and Timothy G Barrett and Raj S. Bhopal and Janet E Cade and Amanda J. Daley and Jonathan J. Deeks and Joan L. Duda and Ulf Ekelund and Paramjit S. Gill and Eleanor McGee and Jayne Parry and Sandra Passmore and Kar-keung Cheng}, booktitle={BMC public health}, year={2015} }