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Targeting what matters in health promotion evaluation: Using the RE-AIM approach to identify success in real-world settings

R McKenzie, L Naccarella, A Stewart, C Thompson

Evaluation Journal of Australasia | Published : 2007


This article1 examines the RE-AIM evaluation framework, first expounded by Glasgow, Vogt and Boles (1999) as an approach that can establish the public health impact of a health promotion program. The article presents the practical application of RE-AIM in evaluation of multi-project, multi-setting health promotion programs, illustrated by the evaluation of three statewide programs: a three-year older adult health promotion program, a three-year diabetes prevention program, and a one-year health promotion program in public sector aged care, all set in Victoria, funded by the Department of Human Services. It considers how the RE-AIM approach can be employed to provide insights into real-world ..

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