Division of Adolescent and School Health — Indicators for School Health Programs Tutorial
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# Collecting & Recording Data for the Indicators

## Activity: Checking Your "Reach"

Let's look at an Indicators question and data source to see how to apply the information we have just covered.

### Directions

Given the TA log information below, how would you answer the following Indicators question? Click on the box below each statement that contains the correct number. Feedback will be provided for all answers.

Indicators Question: During FY 2005, did your HIV prevention project provide TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE on established model policies, policy standards, or other policy materials?

If YES, provide the total:

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This activity is designed to reinforce your understanding of "reach" and how to measure it by requiring you to answer a sample Indicators question using data from a sample TA log.

## Indicator Question – Answers and Feedback

A. Number of schools reached directly
3 = Correct! Employees from Prince Elementary, Littleton High School, and Sagewood Middle School received TA.
0 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count up the total number of unique schools reached.
1 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count up the total number of unique schools reached.
2 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count up the total number of unique schools reached.
4 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count each school only once, regardless of how many employees from each school attended or participated in an activity.

B. Number of districts reached directly
1 = Correct! A district-level employee from Memphis City Schools received TA.
0 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count up the total number of unique school districts where a district-level employee was reached.
2 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count only districts where district-level employees participated. Count each district only once, regardless of how many employees from each district participated in an activity.
3 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count only districts where district-level employees participated. Count each district only once, regardless of how many employees from each district participated in an activity.
4 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count only districts where district-level employees participated. Count each district only once, regardless of how many employees from each district participated in an activity.

C. Number of regional support units reached directly
0 = Correct! No one from a regional support unit received TA.
1 = Incorrect, Try Again! No one from a regional support unit received TA.
2 = Incorrect, Try Again! No one from a regional support unit received TA.
3 = Incorrect, Try Again! No one from a regional support unit received TA.
4 = Incorrect, Try Again! No one from a regional support unit received TA.

D. Number of external agency partners reached directly
2 = Correct! Employees from the American Cancer Society and Costa Mesa AIDS Project received TA.
0 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count up the total number of unique external agency partners reached.
1 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count up the total number of unique external agency partners reached.
3 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count each external agency partner only once, regardless of how many employees from each organization attended or participated in an activity.
4 = Incorrect, Try Again! Count each external agency partner only once, regardless of how many employees from each organization attended or participated in an activity.

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