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Carr SM, Lhussier M, Forster N, et al. An Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative and Quantitative Research on Component Intervention Techniques, Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, Equity and Acceptability of Different Versions of Health-Related Lifestyle Advisor Role in Improving Health. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2011 Feb. (Health Technology Assessment, No. 15.9.)

List of abbreviations

AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

ANC

antenatal care

ART

antiretroviral treatment

ASSIA

Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts

BCCCP

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program

BMI

body mass index

BSTC

barrier-specific telephone counselling

CA

community activity

CASP

Critical Appraisal Skills Programme

CCTR

Cochrane Controlled Trials Reports

CDC

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

CDSM

Chronic Disease Self-Management

CDSR

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

CHD

coronary heart disease

CHW

community health worker

CI

confidence interval

CINAHL

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

CORE

Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness

CRD

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

CVD

cardiovascular disease

D

mean difference

DALY

disability-adjusted life-year

DARE

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects

EQ-5D

European Quality of Life-5 Dimensions

ES

effects size

GP

general practitioner

HADS

Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale

HbA1c

glycated haemoglobin

HCHS

hospital and community health services

HDL

high-density lipoprotein

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HRLA

health-related lifestyle advice

HRQoL

health-related quality of life

IBSS

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences

IC

individual counselling

ICER

incremental cost-effectiveness ratio

IK

indigenous knowledge

ISRCTN

International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial Number

LA

lifestyle advisor

LDL

low-density lipoprotein

LHA

lay health advisor

MRC

Medical Research Council

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHS EED

NHS Economic Evaluation Database

NICE

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

NRT

nicotine replacement therapy

OR

odds ratio

PAG

Project Advisory Group

PAIS

Public Affairs Information Services

PICOS

Population, Interventions, Comparators, Outcomes and Study Designs

PPVTR

Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test Revised

PSI

Psychiatric Symptom Index

QALY

quality-adjusted life-year

QoL

quality of life

RCT

randomised controlled trial

RR

relative risk

SCI

Science Citation Index

SD

standard deviation

SSCI

Social Sciences Citation Index

SHA

Strategic Health Authority

STD

sexually transmitted disease

UCL

University College London

UKPDS

United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study

WHO

World Health Organization

All abbreviations that have been used in this report are listed here unless the abbreviation is well known (e.g. NHS), or it has been used only once, or it is a non-standard abbreviation used only in figures/tables/appendices, in which case the abbreviation is defined in the figure legend or in the notes at the end of the table.

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An Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative and Quantitative Research on Component Intervention Techniques, Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, Equity and Acceptability of Different Versions of Health-Related Lifestyle Advisor Role in Improving Health.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 15.9.
Carr SM, Lhussier M, Forster N, et al.
Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2011 Feb.

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