City-level interventions: systematic reviews

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Systematic Review of Community-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Studies

This study systematically reviewed community-based childhood obesity prevention programmes in the United States and high-income countries. See more

Towards an integrated community approach of overweight prevention: the experiences of practitioners and policymakers

The aim of the review was to systematically assess the current state of knowledge about the effectiveness of population-based whole of community interventions in preventing excessive population weight gain. See more

What childhood obesity prevention programmes work? A systematic review and meta-analysis

This systematic review aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of all childhood obesity prevention programmes implemented in different settings or designs conducted in high-income countries. See more

Community-based interventions to reduce overweight and obesity in China: a systematic review of the Chinese and English literature

This systematic review describes existing literature in Chinese journals and identifies effective components from interventions with anthropometric measures as outcomes. See more

Healthy urban environments for children and young people: A systematic review of intervention studies

This systematic review aimed to examine the evidence from intervention studies focused on modifying the urban environment and reported specific health outcomes for children and young people. See more

Strengthening the rigour of population-wide, community-based obesity prevention evaluations

The aim of this review is to review the methodological literature regarding evaluation methods recommended specifically for community-based interventions. See more

A systematic review of the effectiveness of individuals, community and societal level interventions at reducing socioeconomic inequalities in obesity among children

The aim of this systematic review was to examine the effectiveness of different levels of interventions to reduce socio-economic inequalities in obesity-related outcomes among children. See more

Obesity Prevention: A Systematic Review of Setting-Based Interventions from Nordic Countries and the Netherlands

The aim of this review was to identify, synthesise and evaluate the quality of interventions aimed at preventing obesity in different settings from Nordic countries and the Netherlands. See more