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A systematic review of health promotion intervention studies in the police force: study characteristics, intervention design and impacts on health
  1. Freya MacMillan1,2,
  2. Diana Karamacoska1,3,
  3. Aymen El Masri1,
  4. Kate A McBride2,
  5. Genevieve Z Steiner1,4,
  6. Amelia Cook1,
  7. Gregory S Kolt1,
  8. Nerida Klupp1,
  9. Emma S George1
  1. 1 School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2 Translational Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  3. 3 Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
  4. 4 NICM, Western Sydney University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Freya MacMillan, School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University, Sydney, New South Wales 2751, Australia; f.macmillan{at}westernsydney.edu.au

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  • Contributors All authors were involved in the conception of this systematic review, reviewed the search strategy and provided feedback on full drafts of the paper. AE ran searches. DK, AE and FM screened all papers. FM extracted data initially and conducted risk of bias ratings and all other authors then checked a portion of the data extraction and provided independent risk of bias ratings for a subset of studies. FM wrote the first draft of the paper, with all authors contributing to feedback prior to submission of this current version.

  • Funding GZS’s contribution was supported by funding from an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)-Australian Research Council (ARC) Dementia Research Development Fellowship (GNT1102532).

  • Competing interests GZS is based in NICM. As a medical research institute, NICM receives research grants and donations from foundations, universities, government agencies, individuals and industry. Sponsors and donors provide untied funding for work to advance the vision and mission of the Institute. The project that is the subject of this article was not undertaken as part of a contractual relationship with any organisation.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All authors were involved in the conception of this systematic review, reviewed the search strategy and provided feedback on full drafts of the paper. AE ran searches. DK, AE and FM screened all papers. FM extracted data initially and conducted risk of bias ratings and all other authors then checked a portion of the data extraction and provided independent risk of bias ratings for a subset of studies. FM wrote the first draft of the paper, with all authors contributing to feedback prior to submission of this current version.

  • Funding GZS’s contribution was supported by funding from an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)-Australian Research Council (ARC) Dementia Research Development Fellowship (GNT1102532).

  • Competing interests GZS is based in NICM. As a medical research institute, NICM receives research grants and donations from foundations, universities, government agencies, individuals and industry. Sponsors and donors provide untied funding for work to advance the vision and mission of the Institute. The project that is the subject of this article was not undertaken as part of a contractual relationship with any organisation.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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