Journal of Cancer Education

, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 633–638 | Cite as

Metrics for the Systematic Evaluation of Community-Based Outreach

  • Bijou R. Hunt
  • Kristi Allgood
  • Chela Sproles
  • Steve Whitman
Article

Abstract

There is an extensive literature on the use of community-based outreach for breast health programs. While authors often report that outreach was conducted, there is rarely information provided on the effort required for outreach. This paper seeks to establish a template for the systematic evaluation of community-based outreach. We describe three types of outreach used by our project, explain our evaluation measures, present data on our outreach efforts, and demonstrate how these metrics can be used to inform a project’s decisions about which types of outreach are most effective.

Keywords

Evaluation Community Outreach Breast Health 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bijou R. Hunt
    • 1
  • Kristi Allgood
    • 1
  • Chela Sproles
    • 1
  • Steve Whitman
    • 1
  1. 1.Sinai Urban Health InstituteMount Sinai HospitalChicagoUSA

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