Evaluation: is pit stop effective? Final report

Moffatt, Jennifer and Hossain, Delwar and Boucher, Donna (2010) Evaluation: is pit stop effective? Final report. Project Report. GP Connections, Toowoomba, Australia.

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Abstract

Pit Stop is a health awareness-raising program designed to target rural men by using a mechanical theme to market and conduct health screen tests in a non-medical environment. GP Connections, Toowoomba ran a Pit Stop program at FarmFest near Toowoomba, Queensland during 1st to 3rd June, 2010. FarmFest is a three-day agricultural field day known to attract a large number of rural men. GP Connections wished to target rural men so purchased a site at FarmFest. The University of Queensland and the University of Southern Queensland were commissioned to conduct an independent evaluation of the FarmFest, Toowoomba 2010 Pit Stop. In order to ascertain the effectiveness of FarmFest 2010 Pit Stop, the following evaluation questions were examined: 1. Do men use the Pit Stop program? 2. Does Pit Stop provide a comfortable environment for a health check? 3. Does it increase men's knowledge about their health? 4. Does it assist men to change their health behaviour?


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Additional Information: © 2010. Moffatt, J., Hossain, D. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without prior permission of the copyright owner.
Depositing User: Dr Delwar Hossain
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - No Department
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2011 03:20
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2013 06:19
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pit Stop; rural men; health check
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160804 Rural Sociology
10 Technology > 1004 Medical Biotechnology > 100402 Medical Biotechnology Diagnostics (incl. Biosensors)
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111708 Health and Community Services
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920504 Men's Health
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20214

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