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ESM 8.1.1 The cumulative total of Florida school districts that have ever been awarded the evidence-based Florida Healthy School District recognition. (Florida)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: There is limited research in the evidence base to support this strategy; search for other strategies or promising practices for this NPM (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/8-physical-activity.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 5. Create/champion/implement policy

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Increase the number of students who attend schools in Florida Healthy School Districts.

Numerator: The number of school districts that apply for the evidence-based Florida Healthy School District recognition.

Denominator: N/A

Significance: The Florida Healthy School District Self-Assessment Tool was developed by experts from state agencies, school districts, and community partners to assist districts in achieving the highest standards in infrastructure and the eight component areas of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Coordinated School Health (CSH) model. It was piloted, field tested and fully vetted prior to its release in 2009. Districts that earn recognition as a Florida Healthy School District have made a high level commitment to meeting the health needs of students and staff by removing barriers to learning and maximizing district resources through the implementation of the CSH/Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach including physical education and physical activity.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Florida Partnership for Healthy Schools

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 100

ESM 8.1.1 # of childcare providers receiving training and technical assistance on Wyoming Healthy Policies Toolkit (Wyoming)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=child+care+training&NPM=8&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=&Status=Active) for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/8-physical-activity.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Increase # of childcare providers receiving training and TA on Wyoming Healthy Policies Toolkit

Numerator: Total number of licensed Child Care providers through DFS who received training and TA on Wyoming Health Policies Toolkit

Denominator: N/A

Significance: Childhood obesity remains a focus as does increasing physical activity among children 6-11 years old. This is a priority among many state-level agencies and community-based partners. The Health Policies Toolkit was developed to incorporate Wyoming resources with national evidence-based or informed strategies to reduce and prevent childhood obesity.

Data Sources and Data Issues: DFS Data, Program Data, WFS Data

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 500

ESM 8.1.1 Number of physical activity clubs or completed built environment projects (Tennessee)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Infrastructure and Environmental Supports for Physical Activity" (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/strategies/8-3.php). Find other NPM 8 community-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Increase the number of school and community based physical activity clubs or completed built environment projects

Numerator: Number of physical activity clubs or completed built environment projects

Denominator: n/a

Significance: Physical activity clubs and community built environment projects increase both access to and availability of physical activity opportunities in the community. Clubs have the additional benefit and reinforcement of being a fun, group activity. Values will be Simple Simple Counts of the number of such clubs and projects as reported to TDH through LHDs and other sources.

Data Sources and Data Issues: The CDHP/OPP tracking database of physical activity clubs and the OPP and Project Diabetes tracking databases of completed built environment projects.  Historically, it has been difficult to determine what PA clubs are current and/or still active.

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 812

ESM 8.1.1 Number of early care and education professionals or providers completing training modules on nutrition, physical activity, or other obesity related opportunities. (Kentucky)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=training&NPM=8&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=&Status=Active) for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/8-physical-activity.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Reduce by 5% the percentage of 6-17 year olds reported in the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) who are obese by September 30, 2025.

Numerator: Number of training, conferences, webinars completed by early care and education professionals

Denominator: None

Significance: By training early care and education professionals , medical providers, or school staff, MCH will increase awareness of best practice intiiatives, knowledge and community policies for incorporation of healthy strategies into early care settings, school environment, or the child's home.. With increased awareness of nutrition and physical activity strategies, more young children will have an opportunity to develop healthy habits and have them role modeled.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Early care and education TRIS system, PQI data reports, TRAIN

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 10,000

ESM 8.1.1 Number of classrooms or schools that sign on to 3-4-50, including a commitment to daily recess (Vermont)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=school&NPM=8&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=&Status=Active) for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/8-physical-activity.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 5. Create/champion/implement policy

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Reduce the risk of chronic disease across the lifespan.

Numerator: Number of classrooms or schools that sign on to 3-4-50, including a commitment to daily recess

Denominator: No denominator.

Significance: Recognizing the tendency to address chronic disease prevention and health promotion from discrete silos based on behavior or disease, HPDP has planned and implemented a two-pronged approach to communicate a coordinated message about chronic disease and engage new partners from multiple sectors to address it. 3-4-50 is a statewide initiative to create an epiphany about chronic disease and spur action to reduce the incidence of disease. Based on San Diego Simple County’s efforts using the three numbers, Vermont’s chronic disease unit has created a series of data briefs, communication tools and partner engagement materials that focus attention on the three behaviors of tobacco use, physical inactivity and poor diet that lead to the four chronic diseases of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and lung disease that together result in more than 50 percent of deaths in Vermont. This initiative seeks to make chronic disease prevention simple and to help leaders across multiple sectors in the community recognize that they are partners in prevention. Engaging worksites, schools and childcares, cities and towns, retailers, and faith communities, the message and strategies of 3-4-50 bring data and evidence-based interventions together to create a simple to understand initiative that spurs urgent action. Specifically in schools and childcare programs, 3-4-50 calls out ways to help children learn healthy behaviors from the start. Tips for each include ways to help children eat healthier foods, be more physically active and, for older children, information and skills that will help them say no to tobacco use. The 3-4-50 tips and sign on sheets build from simple, effective interventions to more complex but longer lasting policy changes that will solidify strong nutrition and physical activity programs and prevent tobacco use initiation.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Data source: Program data

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 100

ESM 8.1.1 Increase the number of programs/training's on promoting healthy eating and active lifestyle campaigns among children. (Missouri)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=campaign&NPM=8&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=Activities+directed+to+families%2Fchildren%2Fyouth&Status=Active) for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/8-physical-activity.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Increase the number of programs/training's on promoting healthy eating and active lifestyle campaigns among children.

Numerator: Number of programs/training's on promoting healthy eating and active lifestyle campaigns among children.

Denominator: N/A

Significance: Increasing awareness and knowledge about the importance of proper nutrition and the consequences of poor nutritional habits is a first step for good health practices. Developing skills for reading food labels and preparing healthy snacks and meals are important for improving nutritional behaviors. Creating social support networks to encourage adoption of healthy nutritional habits can be accomplished through community cooking classes, dinner clubs, and offering healthy party snacks. Child Care Wellness contracts will support LPHAs in providing training and technical assistance to child care providers in improving child care physical activity and nutrition policies and practices. LPHAs will use the University of North Carolina’s Go NAPSACC online system to assist and track child care providers’ progress.

Data Sources and Data Issues: MO DHSS Go NAPSACC data

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 5,000

ESM 8.1.14 Percent of child fatality teams provided ACEs refresher training (Tennessee)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=professional+development&NPM=8&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=&Status=Active) for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/8-physical-activity.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 2: Measuring quality of effort (% of reach; satisfaction)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: To increase awareness of ACEs

Numerator: Number of child fatality review teams that receive ACEs refresher training

Denominator: Number of child fatality review teams

Significance: Training on the science of ACEs is necessary to transform the organization and community partners into service delivery systems that are trauma informed and leaders who plan with prevention in mind. Over the course of the year, TDH will provide refresher training to its Child Fatality Review team members in the Building Strong Brains curriculum and will implement evidence based strategies for ACEs prevention and mitigation. This will increase awareness of ACEs.

Data Sources and Data Issues: REDCap survey tool- Limitation(s): data collection tool is still under development

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 8.1.18 Percent of families enrolled in CHANT care coordination (Tennessee)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Strategy and ESM aligns with priority, however it is not in direct alignment with NPM. See other ESMs for this NPM (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=&NPM=8&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=&Status=Active) or find other NPM 8 patient-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 4: Measuring quality of effect (% of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: To increase the number of families enrolled into CHANT care coordination

Numerator: Number of enrolled families

Denominator: Total number of referrals received

Significance: Health status and related health behaviors are determined by influences at multiple levels: personal, organizational/institutional, environmental, and policy. Because significant and dynamic interrelationships exist among these different levels of health determinants, educational and community-based programs are most likely to succeed in improving health and wellness when they address influences at all levels and in a variety of environments/settings.

Data Sources and Data Issues: CHANT REDCap Database Limitation(s): 1) includes only participants of CHANT in the state, 2) in any given reporting period, the numerator and denominator may not include the same sample since the receipt of services can take place in a different reporting period than the referral.

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 8.1.2 Percent of children ages 6-11 impacted by improvements to the built environment. (Indiana)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Infrastructure and Environmental Supports for Physical Activity" (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/strategies/8-3.php). Find other NPM 8 community-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 4: Measuring quality of effect (% of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: To increase the percent of children whose access to engagement in physical activity is increased due to improvements in the built environment.

Numerator: Number of children, ages 6-11, who benefit from improvements to the built environment (via geographic proximity)

Denominator: Total number of children ages 6-11

Significance: Opportunities for engagement in physical activity outside of school is equally as important as during school hours. Children who live in areas with safe and supportive built environments are more likely to be physically active. By scanning and understanding built environment initiatives from the last five years, ISDH will create a baseline percentage of children ages 6-11 who have been impacted by these projects.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Reports from funded grantees; Purdue Extension Community Wellness Coordinator initiative data (in SNAP-Ed Annual Report); census tract data; school enrollment data from DOE.

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 8.1.7 Number of primary prevention plans with a goal related to reducing sugary drink consumption (Tennessee)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Invidual Counseling by Health Professionals" (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/strategies/8-2.php). Find other NPM 8 provider/patient-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 5. Create/champion/implement policy

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Increase the number of local communities who set a goal with Primary Prevention Plans from community needs assessment of reducing consumption of sugary drinks

Numerator: Number of local communities who set a goal with Primary Prevention Plans from community needs assessment of reducing consumption of sugary drinks

Denominator: n/a

Significance: Concerted community planning and action steps are critical factors in changing long established local practices and policies related to unhealthy lifestyle behaviors. Doing a community needs assessment prior to developing an action plan assures that resources and efforts are prioritized where they will have the greatest impact. As consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is a major contributor to overweight and obesity, this behavior warrants inclusion in community assessments and plans. Values for this measure will derive from Simple Simple Counts determined by a search of the TDH OPP primary prevention plan database.

Data Sources and Data Issues: TDH Office of Primary Prevention (OPP) database of TN community primary prevention plans; no issues identified

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 20

ESM 8.1.8 Number of partners to develop and implement strategies that increase access to healthier community food and beverage options (Tennessee)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=community+partner&NPM=8&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=&Status=Active) for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/8-physical-activity.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 4. Support and mobilize partners

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Increase the number of partners to develop and implement strategies that increase access to healthier community food and beverage options

Numerator: Number of partners to develop and implement strategies that increase access to healthier community food and beverage options

Denominator: n/a

Significance: Concerted community planning and action among a diversified network of partners is critical to increasing availability of and access to healthier food and beverage options. Partnerships can leverage shared resources in an effective and efficient manner. Values for this measure will derive from a database and tracking system of program activities and partnerships, which is not yet fully developed.

Data Sources and Data Issues: TDH/CDHP tracking database and program reports related to developing community partnerships; a tracking system must be developed that assures real time, complete reporting of active partnerships

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 315

ESM 8.2.1 The cumulative total of Florida school districts that have ever been awarded the evidence-based Florida Healthy School District recognition. (Florida)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: There is limited research in the evidence base to support this strategy; search for other strategies or promising practices for this NPM (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/8-physical-activity.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 5. Create/champion/implement policy

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Increase the number of students who attend schools in Florida Healthy School Districts.

Numerator: The number of school districts that apply for the evidence-based Florida Healthy School District recognition.

Denominator: N/A

Significance: The Florida Healthy School District Self-Assessment Tool was developed by experts from state agencies, school districts, and community partners to assist districts in achieving the highest standards in infrastructure and the eight component areas of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Coordinated School Health (CSH) model. It was piloted, field tested and fully vetted prior to its release in 2009. Districts that earn recognition as a Florida Healthy School District have made a high level commitment to meeting the health needs of students and staff by removing barriers to learning and maximizing district resources through the implementation of the CSH/Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach including physical education and physical activity.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Florida Partnership for Healthy Schools

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 100

ESM 8.2.1 Determine which policy recommendations that address health promotion and disease prevention initiatives in schools and community-based settings that MCH can assist or lead implementation efforts. (Delaware)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Mixed. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Policies Regarding the Use and Promotion of Local Locations and Resources" (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/strategies/8-4.php). Find other NPM 8 state-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 5. Create/champion/implement policy

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: To identify which recommendation(s) MCH can assist or lead implementation efforts.

Numerator: Did MCH identify which recommendation we can assist and/or lead?

Denominator: Were recommendations finalized?

Significance: Habits developed during adolescence play a key role in adult health and help prevent diseases. It is important for adolescents feel empowered to have a lifestyle and have access to the resources and support needed to achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Data Sources and Data Issues: PANO program data

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Text, Unit Number: Yes/No

ESM 8.2.2 Percent of adolescents ages 12-17 impacted by improvements to the built environment. (Indiana)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Infrastructure and Environmental Supports for Physical Activity" (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/strategies/8-3.php). Find other NPM 8 community-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 4: Measuring quality of effect (% of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: We will track the % of adolescents whose access to engagement in physical activity is increased due to improvements in the built environment.

Numerator: Number of adolescents, ages 12-17, who benefit from improvements to the built environment (via geographic proximity)

Denominator: Number of adolescents ages 12-17

Significance: Opportunities for engagement in physical activity outside of school is equally as important as during school hours. Adolescents who live in areas with safe and supportive built environments are more likely to be physically active. We will do a scan of built environment initiatives from the last five years to create a baseline percentage of adolescents ages 12-17 who have been impacted by these projects.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Reports from funded grantees; Purdue Extension Community Wellness Coordinator initiative data (in SNAP-Ed Annual Report); census tract data; school enrollment data from DOE

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.