8: No. 6, November 2011
COMMUNITY CASE STUDY
Feasibility of an Evidence-Based Weight Loss Intervention for a Faith-Based, Rural, African American Population
October 2005: Faith Task Force formed.
January 2006: Health assessment survey.
October 2007: Received National Institutes of Health funding.
January 2008: Institutional review board approved; draft
intervention materials developed.
March 2008: Focus group guide developed.
May–July 2008: Focus groups conducted.
July 2009: Focus groups conducted; focus group data analyzed.
August 2009: WORD leaders recruited.
October 2009: Intervention materials finalized.
December 2009: WORD leader training conducted.
January 2010: Data collectors trained; participants recruited; baseline
assessment conducted; intervention implemented.
May 2010: Follow-up assessment conducted.
March 2011: Intervention results disseminated.
Figure. The WORD (Wholeness, Oneness, Righteousness,
Deliverance) Intervention Time Line, Arkansas,
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