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Despite these attempts, there is a need for better reporting of intervention characteristics to facilitate evaluation and dissemination of evidence-based practices. The USPSTF previously described the challenges of developing behavioral counseling recommendations that are feasible for primary care delivery or available for referral from primary care and delivered in other settings The USPSTF assessed the overall effectiveness of intensive behavioral counseling interventions on intermediate and behavioral health outcomes to be moderate. Almost all of the behavioral outcomes were based on self-report; 3 trials measured urinary sodium excretion, and 11 trials used accelerometers or pedometers to capture objective measures of physical activity. Trials focused on dietary or physical activity counseling in persons with known cardiovascular risk factors or to prevent or manage other health risks and conditions eg, falls, cognitive impairment, cancer , as well as those focused on weight loss or weight management, were excluded.