AWM: Interventions in Primary Care or Outpatient Settings (2020-21)

Author and Year:
de Freitas P, de Menezes M, et al, 2020
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Article Title:
The transtheoretical model is an effective weight management intervention: a randomized controlled trial.
de Freitas P, de Menezes M, Dos Santos L, Pimenta A, Ferreira A, Lopes A
BMC Public Health
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Low risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Female (the majority of users in PAS; making it possible to obtain sufficient sample for the trial), have participated in service activities in the previous month (which enabled the nutritional evaluation for sample selection), aged 20 years or older, and obese adult (individuals aged 20 to 59 years and body mass index - BMI >/= 30 kg/m2) or overweight elderly (individuals aged 60 years or over and BMI >/= 27 kg/m2).
Exclusion Criteria:
Individuals with cognitive difficulties, which made it impossible to answer the interview, or who were pregnant because they present specific recommendations for weight control.
Research Purpose:
To evaluate the effect of intervention performed according to the stages of change of the transtheoretical model (TTM) for weight management.
Blinding efforts:
see ROB 2
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Source(s) of Funding:
Government, University/Hospital
Please specify names of funders:
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) (473496/2010–0), Pró-Reitoria de Pesquisa da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, and Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) – Finance code 001.