Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Project: Cross-Site Evaluation Methods

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Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Project: Cross-Site Evaluation Methods


O'Connor, Daniel P., Lee, Rebecca E., Mehta, Paras, Thompson, Debbe, Bhargava, Alok, Carlson, Coleen, Kao, Dennis, Layne, Charles S., Ledoux, Tracey, O'Connor, Teresia, Rifai, Hanadi, Gulley, Lauren, Hallett, Allen M., Kudia, Ousswa, Joseph, Sitara, Modelska, Maria, Ortega, Dana, Parker, Nathan, Stevens, Andria, Childhood Obesity


[Author Affiliation]

Daniel P. O'Connor. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Rebecca E. Lee. 2 College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ.

Paras Mehta. 3 Department of Psychology, Texas Institute for Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Debbe Thompson. 4 USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Alok Bhargava. 5 School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Coleen Carlson. 3 Department of Psychology, Texas Institute for Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Dennis Kao. 6 Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Charles S. Layne. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Tracey Ledoux. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Teresia O'Connor. 4 USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Hanadi Rifai. 7 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Lauren Gulley. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Allen M. Hallett. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Ousswa Kudia. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Sitara Joseph. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Maria Modelska. 7 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Dana Ortega. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Nathan Parker. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Andria Stevens. 1 Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Address correspondence to: Daniel P. O'Connor, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston, 3855 Holman GAR104, Houston, TX 77204-6015, E-mail: dpoconno@central.uh.edu

Introduction

The Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) project supports the development, delivery, and evaluation of three demonstration projects that use an integrated approach to implement multilevel, multisector environmental systems and policy changes that are intended to impact childhood obesity. All three projects link services across settings for at-risk families using community health workers (CHWs). The ultimate goal is to provide evidence-based recommendations for applying the CORD model in broader populations and contexts. The three demonstration projects and respective interventions are described in detail in accompanying articles in this issue of Childhood Obesity and include: the Mass in Motion Kids project in Massachusetts (MA-CORD)1 ; Our Choice/Nuestra Opción project in California (CA-CORD)2 ; and the Texas CORD project (TX-CORD).3 The CORD Evaluation Center (EC-CORD) will provide a comprehensive evaluation of the pooled data across the three CORD demonstration projects. This article describes the general framework and plan for the EC-CORD comprehensive evaluation. …

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