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Search Plan and Results

Question(s)

What are the effects of combining changes to the food environment and nutrition education compared to either of these strategies alone on children’s and adolescent’s dietary intake-related behaviors?

Date Searched

January 2011

Inclusion Criteria

  • Subjects/population: Human subjects; populations in countries with very high or high human development, according to the Human Development Index.
  • Age: Zero to 18 years of age
  • Setting: School, home and community settings
  • Health status: Healthy and those with elevated chronic disease risk (coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obese)
  • Study design preferences: randomized controlled trial, non-randomized controlled trials, quasi-experimental studies (search to include all study designs); studies must have compared a condition with a change to the food environment to a condition with a combination of a change to the school food environment and nutrition education or a condition with nutrition education to a condition with a combination of a change to the school food environment and nutrition education
  • Year range: Studies published since January 1995
  • Authorship: If an author is included on more than one review article or primary research article that is similar in content, the paper with the most pertinent data or endpoints will be included. If data or endpoints from both papers are appropriate, it will be made clear that results are from the same intervention.
  • Languages: Limited to articles in English
  • Other: Article must be published in peer-reviewed journal

Exclusion Criteria

  • Subjects/population: Animal and in vitro studies; populations in countries with medium or low human development, according to the Human Development Index.
  • Study design preferences: Studies lacking a control group
  • Age: Adults age 19 years and older
  • Setting: Hospitalized patients
  • Health status: Medical treatment or therapy and subjects diagnosed with disease
  • Nutrition-related problem/condition: All conditions
  • Study design preferences: systematic review, meta-analysis, prospective cohort studies, cross-sectional studies, case-control studies, narrative reviews
  • Year range: Prior to January 1995
  • Authorship: Studies by same author similar in content
  • Languages: Articles not in English
  • Other: Abstracts or presentations and articles not peer reviewed (i.e., Web sites, magazine articles and Federal reports).

Search Terms & Electronic Databases Used

  • Search date: 5/2010, 7/2010, 8/2010, 9/2010, 10/2010, 11/2010, 12/2010, 1/2011
  • Date range: 1995 to present
  • Search terms: (Search “child nutrition sciences/education”[mh] OR “nutritional sciences/ education”[mh] OR (nutrition* AND (“Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice”[mh] OR “health education/methods”[mh] OR “Health Behavior”[mh] OR “Health Promotion/methods”[mh])) Limits: Humans, English, All Child: 0-18 years, Publication Date from 1995.

 

  • Search date: 5/10/10
  • Date range: 1995 to present
  • Search terms: 'nutrition education'/exp AND ([article]/lim OR [article in press]/lim) AND ([newborn]/lim OR [infant]/lim OR [preschool]/lim OR [school]/lim OR [child]/lim OR [adolescent]/lim) AND [humans]/lim AND [English]/lim AND [embase]/lim AND [1995-2010]/py.

  • EBSCOhost: CINAHL; ERIC; PsycINFO; PsycARTICLES; SocINDEX with Full Text; Education Research Complete
  • Search date: 5/11/10; 1/3/11
  • Date range: 1995 to Present
  • Search terms: SU nutrition* n2 education* and behavior*.

Total hits from all electronic database searches: 3538

Total articles identified to review from electronic databases: 432

Articles Identified Via Handsearch or Other Means

Hand search

  • Search date: January 2011
  • Selected articles: Two.

Ask AS, Hernes S, Aarek I, Johannessen G, Haugen M. Changes in dietary pattern in 15-year-old adolescents following a four-month dietary intervention with school breakfast: A pilot study. Nutr J. 2006 Dec 7; 5: 33.

 

Birnbaum AS, Lytle LA, Story M, Perry CL, Murray DM. Are differences in exposure to a multicomponent school-based intervention associated with varying dietary outcomes in adolescents? Health Educ Behav. 2002 Aug; 29(4): 427-443. PMID: 12137237.

 


Summary of Articles Identified to Review

Number of Primary Articles Identified: 5

Number of Review Articles Identified: 0

Total Number of Articles Identified: 5

Number of Articles Reviewed but Excluded: 429

 




List of Included Articles for Evidence Analysis

 Ask AS, Hernes S, Aarek I, Johannessen G, Haugen M. Changes in dietary pattern in 15-year-old adolescents following a four-month dietary intervention with school breakfast: a pilot study. Nutr J. 2006 Dec 7; 5: 33.

Birnbaum AS, Lytle LA, Story M, Perry CL, Murray DM. Are differences in exposure to a multicomponent school-based intervention associated with varying dietary outcomes in adolescents? Health Educ Behav. 2002 Aug; 29(4): 427-443. PMID: 12137237.

He M, Beynon C, Sangster Bouck M, St Onge R, Stewart S, Khoshaba L, Horbul BA, Chircoski B. Impact evaluation of the Northern Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Programme: A cluster-randomised controlled trial. Public Health Nutr. 2009 Nov; 12(11): 2, 199-2, 208. Epub: 2009 May 28. PMID: 19476675.

Horne PJ, Tapper K, Lowe CF, Hardman CA, Jackson MC, Woolner J. Increasing children's fruit and vegetable consumption: A peer-modelling and rewards-based intervention. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2004 Dec; 58(12): 1, 649-1, 660. PMID: 15252421.

Prell HC, Berg MC, Jonsson LM, Lissner L. A school-based intervention to promote dietary change. J Adolesc Health. 2005 Jun; 36(6): 529. PMID: 15909359.


List of Excluded Articles with Reason

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