Measure Status: Active
Evidence Level: There is limited research on this strategy related to this NPM. However, there is a growing body of evidence supporting this strategy related to other NPMs. In adapting this strategy, you may want to start with a pilot group, collect data, and evaluate to ensure impact with this topic area and your population group(s).
Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)
Service Type: Systems level of pyramid
Essential Public Health Services: 4. Support and mobilize partners
Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth
Goal: Decrease tobacco use among youth through peer-to-peer intervention and youth advocates for anti-tobacco policy.
Numerator: Youth attendees at annual TNSTRONG conference/trainings
Significance: TNSTRONG attendees, similar to ambassadors, are trained on peer-to-peer interventions and policy change, and are an essential component to reaching and influencing youth throughout Tennessee. TNSTRONG youth attendees are defined as school-aged individuals who attend the TNSTRONG event in their capacity as students (as opposed to presenters or chaperones).
Data Sources and Data Issues: Tobacco Control Program - TNSTRONG Attendee Registration system
Unit Type: Count, Unit Number: 450