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Table 1 Type of health problem addressed and categorization of focus on prevention or disease management for 65 studies included in review

From: Peer support of complex health behaviors in prevention and disease management with special reference to diabetes: systematic reviews

Type of Health Problem Addressed Prevention Management
Addiction: Drug, Alcohol, Cigarette Smoking 0 3
Cardiovascular disease, including Heart Failure and general prevention through any or all of diet, exercise, PA, BP mgmgt 5 5
Diabetes, including support for parents of children with diabetes 2 7
HIV/AIDS 2 4
Maternal & Child Health: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Pre- and Post-natal care, including breastfeeding in “Prevention or Health Promotion” 15 2
Mental Health, including post-partum depression (3) 2 6
Other Chronic Disease 0 12
 • Asthma, including support for parents of children with asthma 0 6
 • Cancer, including breast cancer (2), survivorship 0 4
 • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 0 1
 • COPD 0 1
Totals: 26 39