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Register: ANZCTR
Last refreshed on: 22 February 2013
Main ID:  ACTRN12607000414415
Date of registration: 15/08/2007
Primary sponsor: Government funding body Department of Health Government of South Australia
Public title: Evaluation of eat well be active (EWBA) Community Programs
Scientific title: A 3-year study in primary school children of a multi-strategy, community development intervention promoting healthy eating, physical activity and water consumption compared to no specific interventions on levels of fruit, vegetable, water consumption, physical activity and body size and composition.
Date of first enrolment: 1/08/2006
Target sample size: 2000
Recruitment status: Closed: follow-up continuing
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Nonrandomised trial  Parallel
Countries of recruitment
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria: Inclusion for measurement: male and female students in year 5, 6 & 7 in intervention and comparison sites. Parental and student consents completed.
Exclusion criteria: Lack of parental or student consent.

Age minimum: 9 Years
Age maximum: 14 Years
Gender: Both males and females
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Childhood and adolescent (0-18 years) overweight and obesity
Interventions are located in one metropolitan and one rural community. A portfolio of sustainable strategies over 3 years within multiple settings (long day care, family day care, primary schools, high schools, out of school hours care). Examples include food policies, training for teachers and coordinators, curriculum on healthy eating and physical activity, social marketing, development of resources.
The metropolitan comparison site is exposed to background activities in the regions, with no specific interventions instituted, while the rural comparison site has no specific interventions instituted.
Primary Outcome(s)
Increased consumption of fruit, vegetables and water will be measured by administering self-report surveys to year 5,6& 7 students in the control and comparison sites.
Increased levels of physical activity will be measured by administering self-report surveys to year 5,6& 7 students in the control and comparison sites.
Secondary Outcome(s)
Behavioural, attitudes and knowledge indicators of healthy eating and physical activity
Body Mass Index
Body Mass Index z-score
Parent, principal, teacher and canteen surveys in primary schools
Pre-school, long day care, family day care and out of school hours care surveys
Principal and canteen surveys in high schools
Waist circumference
Waist circumference z-score
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Department of Health Government of South Australia
Secondary Sponsor(s)
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