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Table 1 Basic characteristics of included guidelines

From: Systematic review of international clinical guidelines for the promotion of physical activity for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases

CPG
code
Year Country Developing Organization Title
Global cardiovascular disease
 CVD 1 [15] 2012 Australia National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance Guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk
 CVD 2 [16] 2014 UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Prevention of cardiovascular disease (PH25)
 CVD 3 [17] 2016 EU European Society of Cardiology European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice
 CVD 4 [18] 2017 UK Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network Risk estimation and the prevention of cardiovascular disease
 CVD 5 [19] 2019 Netherlands Dutch College of General Practitioners Cardiovascular risk management (M84)
 CVD 6 [20] 2018 Australia National Heart Foundation of Australia & Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Guidelines for the prevention, detection, and management of heart failure in Australia
 CVD 7 [21] 2019 U.S American College of Cardiology & American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Guideline on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
Lifestyle behavior
 LSt 1 [22] 2012 U.S U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Behavioral counseling interventions to promote a healthful diet and physical activity for cardiovascular disease prevention in adults with cardiovascular risk factors
 LSt 2 [23] 2014 U.S American College of Cardiology Foundation & American Heart Association Guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk
 LSt 3 [24] 2014 UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Behavior change: individual approaches (PH49)
Overweight & obesity
 OW 1 [25] 2012 U.S U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for and management of obesity in adults
 OW 2 [26] 2013 Australia National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical practice guidelines for the management of overweight and obesity in adults, adolescents and children in Australia
 OW 3 [27] 2014 U.S American College of Cardiology Foundation & American Heart Association & The Obesity Society Guideline for the management of overweight and obesity in adults
 OW 4 [28] 2014 U.S Department of Defense & Department of Veterans Affairs& Veterans Health Administration Clinical practice guideline for screening and management of overweight and obesity
 OW 5 [29] 2014 UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Obesity prevention (CG43)
 OW 6 [30] 2015 Canada Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care Recommendations for prevention of weight gain and use of behavioral and pharmacological interventions to manage overweight and obesity in adults in primary care
 OW 7 [31] 2015 UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Maintaining a healthy weight and preventing excess weight gain among adults and children
Blood lipids & cholesterol
 LCh 1 [32] 2014 UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Lipid modification: cardiovascular risk assessment and the modification of blood lipids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease (cg181)
 LCh 2 [33] 2014 U.S Department of Defense & Department of Veterans Affairs & Veterans Health Administration Clinical practice guideline for the management of dyslipidemia for cardiovascular risk reduction
 LCh 3 [34] 2018 U.S American College of Cardiology & American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Guideline on the management of blood cholesterol
 LCh 4 [35] 2019 EU The Task Force for the management of dyslipidemias of the European Society of Cardiology and European Atherosclerosis Society Guidelines for the management of dyslipidemias: lipid modification to reduce cardiovascular risk
Hypertension
 BP 1 [36] 2014 U.S Department of Defense & Department of Veterans Affairs & Veterans Health Administration Clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of hypertension in the primary care setting
 BP 2 [37] 2014 U.S Community Preventive Services Task Force Team-based care to improve blood pressure control
 BP 3 [38] 2020 Canada Hypertension Canada Comprehensive guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, risk assessment, and treatment of hypertension in adults and children
Blood glucose & type 2 diabetes mellitus
 DM 1 [39] 2013 Canada Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes in Canada: Introduction
 DM 2 [40] 2014 UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Type 2 diabetes prevention: population and community-level interventions (PH35)
 DM 3 [41] 2019 EU European Society of Cardiology & European Association for the Study of Diabetes Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases