Evaluation: is pit stop effective? Final report

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

Evaluation: is pit stop effective? Final report

Report TypeProject report
AuthorsMoffatt, Jennifer (Author), Hossain, Delwar (Author) and Boucher, Donna (Author)
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Number of Pages80
SeriesPit Stop at FarmFest 2010
Year2010
PublisherGP Connections
Place of PublicationToowoomba, Australia
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?

KeywordsPit Stop; rural men; health check
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020441003. Rural sociology
320602. Medical biotechnology diagnostics (incl. biosensors)
420305. Health and community services
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© 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.

Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Queensland
Centre for Rural and Remote Area Health
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