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Implementation of a SNAP intervention in two divisions of general practice: a feasibility study

Harris, Mark; Hobbs, Coletta; Powell Davies, Gawaine; Simpson, Sarah; Bernard, Diana; Stubbs, Anthony


Smoking, poor nutrition, risky alcohol consumption and decreased physical activity are major contributors to the burden of chronic disease in Australia.1 The 2003–04 BEACH (Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health) report found that 34.5% of general practice encounters were with patients who were overweight, 22% with those who were obese, 26.7% with those who drank alcohol at risky levels and 21.9% with those who smoked.2 Although certain interventions have been shown to be effective...[Show more]

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Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia


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