Elements of external validity of tools for health: an intervention for construction laborers.

  title={Elements of external validity of tools for health: an intervention for construction laborers.},
  author={Mary Kay Hunt and Amy E. Harley and Anne Stoddard and Ruth I Lederman and Mary Jane MacArthur and Glorian Sorensen},
  journal={American journal of health promotion : AJHP},
  volume={24 5},
PURPOSE To examine the external validity of an efficacious tailored smoking cessation and nutrition improvement telephone intervention. DESIGN Comparison of characteristics of participants and nonparticipants (representativeness); examination of the extent of intervention implementation. SETTING Cancer center collaboration with a labor union. SUBJECTS Unionized construction laborers. INTERVENTION Tailored feedback report, telephone counseling, and supplementary educational materials… CONTINUE READING

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