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SHARE - AP ACTION

Official Title

Study of Health Assessment and Risk Evaluation in Aboriginal Peoples (SHARE-AP ACTION)

Status

Completed

Overview

To determine if a household-based lifestyle intervention is effective at reducing energy intake and increasing physical activity among Aboriginal families.

Study Design

Randomized, open trial.

Number of Patients

16000

Number of Sites

1

Number of Countries

1

Study Period

2004–2005

Principal Investigator

Sonia Anand

Program Manager

Sumathy Rangarajan

Key Publications

  • Anand SS, Davis AD, Ahmed R, Jacobs R, Xie C, Hill A, Sowden J, Atkinson S, Blimkie C, Brouwers M, Morrison K, de Koning L, Gerstein H, Yusuf S; SHARE-AP ACTION Investigators. A family-based intervention to promote healthy lifestyles in an aboriginal community in Canada.Can J Public Health. 2007 Nov-Dec;98(6):447-52.