Information design to promote better nutrition among pantry clients: four methods of formative evaluation

@article{Evans2009InformationDT,
  title={Information design to promote better nutrition among pantry clients: four methods of formative evaluation},
  author={Susan H. Evans and Peter Clarke and Carol Koprowski},
  journal={Public Health Nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={430 - 437}
}
Abstract Objective To demonstrate the use of four different qualitative methods in creating content, including text and graphic design for print interventions to support better nutrition in low-income households that rely on charitable pantries. Design Four methods were used for measuring household cooks’ responses to the content and design of recipes and food-use tips especially designed for low-income households: (i) focus groups with pantry clients; (ii) questionnaires administered at sites… 
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