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Table 2 Interventions by prevention category

From: The economics of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease – a systematic review of economic evaluations

  Overall (n = 195)
No. (%) of studies
% of studies within category
Health Promotion 20 (10) 100
   Education 7 (4) 35
   Advertising 4 (2) 20
   Legislation 8 (4) 40
   Other Health Promotion* 1 (1) 5
Screening 5 (3) 100
Clinical Prevention 170 (87) 100
   Health Education 35 (18) 21
   Pharmacotherapy 110 (56) 65
   Surgery 1 (0.4) 1
   Practitioner Education 13 (7) 8
   Screening and Clinical Intervention 11 (6) 7
  1. * Summarized over extracted categories