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Table 2 CHA-reported sustained health activities in the churches

From: Dimensions of sustainability for a health communication intervention in African American churches: a multi-methods study

  12 months 24 months
  (N = 24) (N = 21)
  n (%) n (%)
Replicated Project HEAL three-workshop series 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Church conducted additional cancer workshops 8 (33%) 5 (24%)
Other health-related activities conducted in church 17 (71%) 11 (52%)
 New health classes/group sessions 6 (25%) 4 (19%)
 Brochures or materials distributed 13 (54%) 10 (48%)
 Participated or organized health fair 10 (42%) 6 (29%)
 Walking or exercise groups 5 (21%) 5 (24%)
 Health promotion activities for children 4 (17%) 5 (24%)
 Screening or health testing 7 29% 2 (10%)
Other health topics addressed in the churches
 Physical activity or walking 18 (67%) 10 (48%)
 Healthy diet 15 (63%) 4 (19%)
 Obesity or weight loss 8 (33%) 10 (48%)
 Aging 5 (21%) 2 (10%)
 Smoking 3 (12%) 6 (29%)
 Cancer 13 (54%) 14 (67%)
 Heart disease or high blood pressure 11 (46%) 8 (38%)
 Diabetes 8 (33%) 7 (33%)
 Stroke 5 (21%) 4 (19%)
 Asthma or children’s health 3 (12%) 1 (5%)
 HIV/AIDS 4 (16%) 4 (19%)
 Other 9 (37%) 6 (29%)