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Hungry for an intervention? : Adolescents' ratings of acceptability of eating-related intervention strategies

Hungry for an intervention? : Adolescents' ratings of acceptability of eating-related intervention strategies

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STOK, F. Marijn, Denise T. D. DE RIDDER, Emely DE VET, Liliya NUREEVA, Aleksandra LUSZCZYNSKA, Jane WARDLE, Tania GASPAR, John B. F. DE WIT, 2016. Hungry for an intervention? : Adolescents' ratings of acceptability of eating-related intervention strategies. In: BMC Public Health. 16, 5. eISSN 1471-2458. Available under: doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2665-6

@article{Stok2016Hungr-33535, title={Hungry for an intervention? : Adolescents' ratings of acceptability of eating-related intervention strategies}, year={2016}, doi={10.1186/s12889-015-2665-6}, volume={16}, journal={BMC Public Health}, author={Stok, F. Marijn and de Ridder, Denise T. D. and de Vet, Emely and Nureeva, Liliya and Luszczynska, Aleksandra and Wardle, Jane and Gaspar, Tania and de Wit, John B. F.}, note={Article Number: 5} }

de Ridder, Denise T. D. Stok, F. Marijn Gaspar, Tania 2016-04-01T08:52:01Z Nureeva, Liliya Stok, F. Marijn Wardle, Jane Wardle, Jane Gaspar, Tania Luszczynska, Aleksandra de Vet, Emely Luszczynska, Aleksandra 2016 Background<br />Effective interventions promoting healthier eating behavior among adolescents are urgently needed. One factor that has been shown to impact effectiveness is whether the target population accepts the intervention. While previous research has assessed adults’ acceptance of eating-related interventions, research on the opinion of adolescents is lacking. The current study addressed this gap in the literature.<br /><br />Methods<br />Two thousand seven hundred sixty four adolescents (aged 10–17 years) from four European countries answered questions about individual characteristics (socio-demographics, anthropometrics, and average daily intake of healthy and unhealthy foods) and the acceptability of ten eating-related intervention strategies. These strategies varied in type (either promoting healthy eating or discouraging unhealthy eating), level of intrusiveness, setting (home, school, broader out-of-home environment), and change agent (parents, teacher, policy makers).<br /><br />Results<br />Based on adolescents’ acceptability ratings, strategies could be clustered into two categories, those promoting healthy eating and those discouraging unhealthy eating, with acceptability rated significantly higher for the former. Acceptability of intervention strategies was rated moderate on average, but higher among girls, younger, overweight and immigrant adolescents, and those reporting healthier eating. Polish and Portuguese adolescents were overall more accepting of strategies than UK and Dutch adolescents.<br /><br />Conclusions<br />Adolescents preferred intervention strategies that promote healthy eating over strategies that discourage unhealthy eating. Level of intrusiveness affected acceptability ratings for the latter type of strategies only. Various individual and behavioral characteristics were associated with acceptability. These findings provide practical guidance for the selection of acceptable intervention strategies to improve adolescents’ eating behavior. Nureeva, Liliya 2016-04-01T08:52:01Z de Ridder, Denise T. D. de Wit, John B. F. de Vet, Emely de Wit, John B. F. eng Hungry for an intervention? : Adolescents' ratings of acceptability of eating-related intervention strategies

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