Dissemination and adoption of the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH): a case study in Texas.

@article{Hoelscher2001DisseminationAA,
  title={Dissemination and adoption of the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH): a case study in Texas.},
  author={Deanna M Hoelscher and Steve H Kelder and Nicole R Murray and Peter W Cribb and James Conroy and Guy S. Parcel},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={
          90-100
        }
}
The total impact of a health promotion program can be measured by the efficacy of the intervention multiplied by the extent of its implementation across the target population. The Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH) was a school-based health promotion project designed to decrease fat, saturated fat, and sodium in children's diets, increase physical activity, and prevent tobacco use. This article describes the dissemination of CATCH in Texas, including the theoretical… CONTINUE READING
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