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Improving lifestyles, tackling obesity: the health and economic impact of prevention strategies

Through a range of interventions, the review aimed to reveal the cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness of interventions to promote diet and physical activity. See more

A new approach to assessing the health benefit from obesity interventions in children and adolescents: the assessing cost-effectiveness in obesity project

The aim of this study was to (i) provide an overview of the assessing cost-effectiveness in obesity approach and associated methods to calculate the likely impact of interventions on BMI and DALYs and (ii) to provide the health benefit results for 13 obesity interventions modelled for the Australian population of children and adolescents. See more.

Economic Analysis of a School-Based Obesity Prevention Program

The objective of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of Planet Health, a school-based intervention designed to reduce obesity in youth of middle-school age. See more.

The Cost and Cost-Effectiveness of a School-Based Comprehensive Intervention Study on Childhood Obesity in China

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects and the cost-effectiveness of a comprehensive intervention programme for childhood obesity with combined nutrition education and physical activity, compared to a non-intervention control group. See more.

Three Interventions That Reduce Childhood Obesity Are Projected To Save More Than They Cost To Implement

This article presents the results of an evidence review and microsimulation modelling project concerning the cost-effectiveness and population-level impact of seven interventions identified as potentially important strategies for addressing childhood obesity. See more.

The cost-effectiveness of a school-based overweight program

This study aims to assess the cost-effectiveness ratio and the net benefit of the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) intervention programme, based on parameters estimated through the El Paso trial. See more.

The Cost-Effectiveness of a Successful Community-Based Obesity Prevention Program: The Be Active Eat Well Program

The aim of this study was to examine the cost-effectiveness of Be Active Eat Well program that promoted healthy eating and physical activity for Australian children aged 4-12 years between 2003 and 2006. See more

Tackling unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, and obesity: health effects and cost-effectiveness

This report presents new findings relating to the efficiency of interventions aimed at tackling the growing obesity epidemic. See more.

Cost-effectiveness of a school-based health promotion program in Canada: A life-course modeling approach

The aim of this study was to examine the cost-effectiveness of the APPLE Schools programme following a life-course approach. See more.