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Chapter 21:  Reviews in public health and health promotion 

Editors: Rebecca Armstrong, Elizabeth Waters and Jodie Doyle.


Key Points


21.1 Introduction

21.2 Study designs to include

21.3 Searching

Table 21.3.a: Electronic databases relevant to public health and health promotion (web sites listed for databases available freely via the internet)

21.4 Assessment of study quality and risk of bias

21.5 Ethics and inequalities

21.6 Context

Figure 21.6.a: Example of intervention success as dependent on the context in which it is implemented (Frommer 2003)

21.7 Sustainability

21.8 Applicability and transferability

21.9 Chapter information

21.10 References