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Table 1 Theoretical model of stages of readiness for change [14]

From: The effect of a multi-disciplinary obesity intervention compared to usual practice in those ready to make lifestyle changes: design and rationale of Whanau Pakari

Stage Description
Pre-contemplation “I do not have a problem”
Contemplation “I may have a problem”
Preparation “I may have a problem and need to do something”
Action “I will try these changes”
Maintenance “The changes I have made are now part of what I do”