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Evaluation Resources

Evaluation Reporting

The Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) has evaluation tools and resources to assist state health departments, tribal organizations, public health professionals, communities, and partners in their programmatic and evaluation efforts. The guides, summaries, and trainings would be helpful for heart disease and stroke prevention programs or anyone working in chronic disease prevention.

Featured Resources

CDC Health Systems Scorecard

Health Systems Scorecard (HSSC) [PDF – 360 KB]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new Health Systems Scorecard (HSSC) is a voluntary quality improvement tool to assess evidence-based chronic disease care management policies and practices. For an overview of the Health Systems Scorecard, please view this one-hour recorded webinar from July 17, 2017 sponsored by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Cardiovascular Health Council.

DC Million Hearts Program

DC Million Hearts Program [PDF-3M]
Read about a community working together to improve blood pressure control in people at risk for heart disease and stroke.

Evaluation Reporting

Evaluation Reporting: A Guide to Help Ensure Use of Evaluation Findings
How you communicate your results affects how they are used. This guide provides tips to help.

SRCP Outcome Evaluation Toolkit

Sodium Reduction in Communities Program: Outcome Evaluation Toolkit [PDF-1.7M]
This toolkit was developed using CDC’s Evaluation Framework to provide guidance and tools for anyone evaluating sodium reduction activities to conduct effective program evaluations.

Evaluation Tip Sheet: Constructing Survey Questions

Evaluation Tip Sheet: Constructing Survey Questions [PDF-444K]
Learn the four things to consider when designing survey questions.

Snapshot of Success

Snapshots of Success
Four distinct CDC chronic disease prevention programs work together to strengthen state and local actions to address health risk behaviors, environments, and systems associated with diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and school health. These snapshots show the work grantees are doing in the program and progress to date.