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Archived Reviews

Reviews and findings listed on this page have been updated and replaced with more recent evidence.

Task Force Recommendations and Findings

This table lists archived reviews from the Community Guide, with a summary of the Task Force finding (definitions of findings). Click on an underlined intervention title for a summary of the review. Updated reviews are listed separately.

Intervention Task Force Finding
Child Care Centers Insufficient Evidence
February 2001
Primary School Settings Recommended
February 2002
Secondary Schools and Colleges Insufficient Evidence
February 2002
Outdoor Occupational Settings Insufficient Evidence
July 2002
Outdoor Recreational Settings Recommended
July 2002

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Updated Reviews

These reviews and Task Force findings have been updated.


The findings and conclusions on this page are those of the Community Preventive Services Task Force and do not necessarily represent those of CDC. Task Force evidence-based recommendations are not mandates for compliance or spending. Instead, they provide information and options for decision makers and stakeholders to consider when determining which programs, services, and policies best meet the needs, preferences, available resources, and constraints of their constituents.

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