CGDA Intervention Categories

CategoryIntervention Definition
InformationalTo increase knowledge of HPV, HPV-related disease, or the HPVV
BehavioralTo change behavior by providing necessary skills to make a decision regarding the HPVV.
Subcategories by strategy: patient-targeted decision support (eg, message framing, health theory–based interventions), patient-targeted reminders, provider-targeted reminders, patient and provider interventions
EnvironmentalTo change the social environment to facilitate vaccination, ie, decreased financial barriers, novel vaccination locations.
Subcategory by policy level: small policy (organizational guidelines, no government involvement), large policy (formal laws, rules or regulations, national or local government involvement)
  • The authors determined the main category for interventions employing multiple strategies.