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Table 4 Specific intervention outcomes by socio-ecological level

From: Using intervention mapping to develop a home-based parental-supervised toothbrushing intervention for young children

Overall outcome Outcome level Specific outcomes
Reduce dental caries in young children Individual Parent brushes child’s teeth, covering each tooth, twice a day with fluoride toothpaste up until 7 years of age.
  Interpersonal Parent and child co-operate to perform PSB twice a day using fluoride toothpaste up until 7 years of age.
Family members and friends who may take care of child to perform PSB when necessary and apply to child’s siblings and own family.
  Organisational/community Appropriately trained individual within the community ensures families know what PSB is and how to perform PSB.
Parents encourage and support other parents in the community with issues surrounding PSB.
  Environment Home environment created that facilitates parent to brush child’s teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste up until 7 years of age.