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Table 2 Impact evaluation components for the BHCK trial per intervention level

From: B’More healthy communities for kids: design of a multi-level intervention for obesity prevention for low-income African American children

Intervention Level Impact/outcome measures
Policy % of action items achieved/year
  # of health-related issues put on policymaker’s agenda/year
  # of health-related issues introduced by policymaker/year
Wholesaler % change in sales of promoted foods based on collected sales data from wholesalers
  % change in sales of promoted foods to BHCK corner stores and carryouts
Recreation Center Changes in recreation center policies regarding the food environment
  Changes in the recreation center food environment (e.g., after-school snack program, concession stand foods)
Corner Store/Carryout # of posters, shelf labels, shelf talkers, etc. seen by BHCK participants (exposure)
  # promoted foods purchased/consumed by BHCK participants
  # of giveaways received by BHCK participants
  # units of promoted foods sold
Adult/household (SMS) Household food purchasing (healthy and unhealthy foods)
  Healthiness of common methods of food preparation
  Change in psychosocial factors (knowledge, self-efficacy, intentions)
  Change in weight, BMI
Children and Youth Leaders Frequency of purchase of healthy and unhealthy foods
  Healthiness of food preparation methods
  Change in dietary patterns (e.g., total calories, total fat, FV servings, HEI scores, etc.)
  Change in psychosocial factors (knowledge, self-efficacy, intentions, outcome expectations)
  Change in BMI percentile