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Table 1 Examples of diverse outcome measures

From: The harvest plot: A method for synthesising evidence about the differential effects of interventions

Outcome Outcome measures
Change in awareness Awareness that an institution had a no-smoking policy Awareness that health warnings on cigarette packs had been changed
Change in attitude Answer to the question 'Do you think young people who smoke have more friends?'
Change in perceived availability Reported ease of obtaining cigarettes from shops
Change in self-reported smoking status Prevalence of 'regular' smoking (at least one cigarette per day) Incidence of quitting