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Publications About The Community Guide

Accreditation

Mercer SL, Banks SM, Verma P, Fisher JS, Corso LC, Carlson V. Guiding the way to public health improvement: exploring the connections between The Community Guide's evidence-based interventions and health department accreditation standards. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice 2014;20(1):104-10.

Commentaries and Other Related Publications

Integrating Clinical Care and Community Health: Delivering Health. External Web Site Icon Fielding JE, Teutsch SM. JAMA July 15, 2009, 302(3):315-319.

Moulton AD, Mercer SL, Popovic T, Briss P, Goodman R, Thombley M, Hahn RA, Fox DM. The scientific basis for law as a public health tool. Am J Public Health 2009;99:17-24.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Continuing research needs Adobe PDF File [PDF - 137 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:464-75.

Anderson LM, Brownson RC, Fullilove MT, et al. Evidence-based public health policy and practice: promises and limits Adobe PDF File [PDF - 72 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):226-30.

Duhl L. Guide to Community Preventive Services: a commentary. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 106 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S): 10-11.

Kerr DL , Davis RM. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: managed care/clinical practice commentary. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 116 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):5-6.

Kohatsu ND , Melton RJ. A health department perspective on the Guide to Community Preventive Services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 117 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):3-4.

McGinnis JM , Foege W. Guide to Community Preventive Services: harnessing the science. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 112 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):1-2.

McGinnis JM. With both eyes open: The Guide to Community Preventive Services Adobe PDF File [PDF - 45 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):223-5.  

Omenn GS , Clark NM. The Guide to Community Preventive Services will be influential in academic health centers: education, research, and links with practice. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 144 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):12-4.

Ramsey SD. Methods for reviewing economic evaluations of community preventive services: a cart without a horse? Adobe PDF File [PDF - 122 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):15-7.

Satcher D. Note from the Surgeon General [introducing the Community Guide]. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 1.33 MB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):inside front cover.

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Dissemination and Implementation

Spencer LM, Schooley MW, Anderson LA, Kochtitzky CS, DeGroff AS, Devlin HM, et al. Seeking best practices: a conceptual framework for planning and improving evidence-based practices. External Web Site Icon Prev Chronic Dis 2013;10:130186.

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Methods

Standard Community Guide Review Methods

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Methods used for reviewing evidence and linking evidence to recommendations. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 214 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:431-48.

Briss PA, Zaza S, Pappaioanou M, Fielding J, et al. Developing an evidence-based Guide to Community Preventive Services—methods. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 105 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):35-43.

Zaza S, Wright-de Aguero L, Briss PA, et al. Data collection instrument and procedure for systematic reviews in the Guide to Community Preventive Services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 6.81 MB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):44-74.

Pappaioanou M , Evans CA, Jr. Development of the Guide to Community Preventive Services: a U.S. Public Health Service initiative. J Public Health Manag Pract 1998;4:48-54.

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Economic Methods

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Understanding and using the economic evidence. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 171 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:449-63.

Vilma G. Carande-Kulis, Michael V. Maciosek, Peter A. Briss et al. Methods for systematic reviews of economic evaluations for the Guide to Community Preventive Services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 3.74 MB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):75-91.

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Review-specific Economic Methods

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Overview

Fielding JE. Preface to The Guide to Community Preventive Services: what works to promote health? Adobe PDF File [PDF - 219 kB] 2005. New York: Oxford University Press, p. xi.

Gerberding JL. Foreword to The Guide to Community Preventive Services: what works to promote health? Adobe PDF File [PDF - 219 kB] 2005. New York: Oxford University Press, p. ix.

Briss PA, Brownson RC, Fielding JE, Zaza S. Developing and using the Guide to Community Preventive Services: lessons learned about evidence-based public health. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 165 kB] Ann Rev Pub Health 2004;25:281-302.

Truman BI, Smith-Akin CK, Hinman AR, et al. Developing the Guide to Community Preventive Services—overview and rationale. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 191 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):18-26.

Zaza S, Lawrence RS, Mahan CS, Fullilove M, Fleming D, Isham GJ, Pappaioanou M, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Scope and organization of the Guide to Community Preventive Services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 182 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):27-34.


Community Guide Publications by Topic

Improving Adolescent Health

See the Improving Adolescent Health topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Burrus B, Leeks KD, Sipe TA, Dolina S, Soler RE, Elder RW, Barrios L, Greenspan A, Fishbein D, Lindegren ML, Achrekar A, Dittus P, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Person-to-person interventions targeted to parents and other caregivers to improve adolescent health: a Community Guide systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 424 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(3):316-26.

Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Improving adolescent health through interventions targeted to parents and other caregivers: a recommendation. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 52 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(3):327-8.

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Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption

See the Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Hahn RA, Middleton JC, Elder R, Brewer R, Fielding J, Naimi TS, Toomey TL, Chattopadhyay S, Lawrence B, Campbell CA, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Effects of alcohol retail privatization on excessive alcohol consumption and related harms: a Community Guide systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 322 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(4):418-27.

Rammohan V, Hahn RA, Elder R, Brewer R, Fielding J, Naimi TS, Toomey TL, Chattopadhyay SK, Zometa C, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effects of dram shop liability and enhanced overservice law enforcement initiatives on excessive alcohol consumption and related harms: two Community Guide systematic reviews. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 569 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;41(3):334-43.

Elder RW, Lawrence B, Ferguson A, Naimi TS, Brewer RD, Chattopadhyay SK, Toomey TL, Fielding JE, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. The effectiveness of tax policy interventions for reducing excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 665 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(2):217-29.

Hahn RA, Kuzara JL, Elder R, Brewer R, Chattopadhyay S, Fielding J, Naimi TS, Toomey T, Middleton JC, Lawrence B, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effectiveness of policies restricting hours of alcohol sales in preventing excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 725 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;39(6):590-604.

Middleton JC, Hahn RA, Kuzara JL, Elder R, Brewer R, Chattopadhyay S, Fielding J, Naimi TS, Toomey T, Lawrence B, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effectiveness of policies maintaining or restricting days of alcohol sales on excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 674 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;39(6):575-89.

Campbell CA, Hahn RA, Elder R, Brewer R, Chattopadhyay S, Fielding J, Naimi TS, Toomey T, Briana Lawrence B, Middleton JC, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. The effectiveness of limiting alcohol outlet density as a means of reducing excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 445 kB] Am J Prev Med 2009;37(6):556-69.

Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Recommendations on privatization of alcohol retail sales and prevention of excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 65 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(4):428-9.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations on dram shop liability and overservice law enforcement initiatives to prevent excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 725 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;41(3):344-6.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations on maintaining limits on days and hours of sale of alcoholic beverages to prevent excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 112 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;39(6):605-6.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Increasing alcohol beverage taxes is recommended to reduce excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 116 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(2):230-2.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations for reducing excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms by limiting alcohol outlet density. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 82 kB] Am J Prev Med 2009;37(6):570-1.

Commentaries

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Asthma Control

See the Asthma Control topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Crocker DD, Kinyota S, Dumitru GG, Ligon CB, Herman EJ, Ferdinands JM, Hopkins DP, Lawrence, BM, Sipe TA, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effectiveness of home-based, multi-trigger, multicomponent interventions with an environmental focus for reducing asthma morbidity: a Community Guide systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 30 MB] Am J Prev Med 2011;41(2S1):S5-32.

Nurmagambetov TA, Barnett SBL, Jacob V, Chattopadhyay SK, Hopkins DP, Crocker DD, Dumitru GG, Kinyota S, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Economic value of home-based, multi-trigger, multicomponent interventions with an environmental focus for reducing asthma morbidity: a Community Guide systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 873 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;41(2S1):S33-47.

Task Force Findings

Related Publications

Crocker DD, Hopkins D, Kinyota S, et al. A systematic review of home-based multi-trigger multi-component environmental interventions to reduce asthma morbidity. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2009;123:S20.

Commentaries

Atherly AJ.The economic value of home asthma interventions. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 729 kB]Am J Prev Med 2011;41(2S1):S59-61.

Krieger JW, Philby ML, Brooks MZ.Better home visits for asthma: lessons learned from the Seattle–King County asthma program. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 715 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;41(2S1): S48–51.

Murphy JS, Sandel MT.Asthma and social justice: how to get remediation done. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 543 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;41(2S1):S57–8.

Sever ML, Salo PM, Haynes AK, Zeldin DC.Inner-city environments and mitigation of cockroach allergen. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 687 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;41(2S1):S55–6.

Wilce MA, Garbe PL.Evaluating home-based, multicomponent, multi-trigger interventions: your results may vary. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 541 kB]Am J Prev Med 2011;41(2S1):S52–4.

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Preventing Birth Defects

Findings and results of systematic reviews in this topic area have not been published. See the Preventing Birth Defects topic page for intervention summaries.

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Cancer Prevention and Control

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Promoting Informed Decision Making for Cancer Screening

Evidence Reviews

Briss PA, Rimer BK, Reilley B, Coates RC, Lee NC, Mullen P, Corso P, Hutchinson AB, Hiatt R, Kerner J, George P, White C, Gandhi N, Saraiya M, Breslow R, Isham G, Teutsch SM, Hinman AR, Lawrence R, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Promoting informed decisions about cancer screening in communities and healthcare systems Adobe PDF File [PDF - 290 kB] Am J Prev Med 2004;26(1):67-80.

Related Publications

Rimer BK, Briss PA, Zeller PK, et al. Informed decision making: what is its role in cancer screening? External Web Site Icon Cancer 2004;101(S5):1214-28.

Sheridan SL, Harris RP, Woolf SH, et al. Shared decision making about screening and chemoprevention: a suggested approach Adobe PDF File [PDF - 259 kB] from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Am J Prev Med 2004;26(1):56-66.

Commentaries

Kaplan RM. Shared medical decision making: a new tool for preventive medicine. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 58 kB] Am J Prev Med 2004;26(1):81-3.

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Interventions to Increase Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening

Evidence Reviews

Sabatino SA, Lawrence B, Elder R, Mercer SL, Wilson KM, DeVinney B, Melillo S, Carvalho M, Taplin S, Bastani R, Rimer BK, Vernon SW, Melvin CL, Taylor V, Fernandez M, Glanz K, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Effectiveness of interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers: nine updated systematic reviews for The Guide to Community Preventive Services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 235 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;43(1):765-86.

Baron RC, Melillo S, Rimer BK, Coates RJ, Kerner J, Habarta N, Chattopadhyay S, Sabatino SA, Elder R, Leeks KJ, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Intervention to increase recommendation and delivery of screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers by healthcare providers: a systematic review of provider reminders. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 452 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(1):110-7.

Baron RC, Rimer BK, Breslow RA, et al. Client-directed interventions to increase community demand for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 1.05 MB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(1S):34-55.

Baron RC, Rimer BK, Coates RJ, et al. Client-directed interventions to increase community access to breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 458 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(1S):56-66.

Sabatino SA, Habarta N, Baron RC. Interventions to increase recommendation and delivery of screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers by healthcare providers: systematic reviews of provider assessment and feedback and provider incentives. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 336 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(1S):67-74.

Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Updated recommendations for client- and provider-oriented interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 90 kB]. Am J Prev Med 2012;43(1):760-4.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations for client- and provider-directed interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 73 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(1S):21-5.

Methods

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Commentaries

Glanz K, Melvin C. How not to get lost in translation: implementing the recommendations and identifying evidence gaps. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 54 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(1S):3-5.

Hannon PA, Harris JR. Interventions to improve cancer screening: opportunities in the workplace. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 62 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(1S):10-3.

Shepherd WL, Moore A. Task Force recommendations: application in the “real world” of community intervention. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 38 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(1S):1-2.

Yabroff KR. Interventions to improve cancer screening: commentary from a health services research perspective. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 111 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(1S):6-9.

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Preventing Skin Cancer

Evidence Reviews

Saraiya M, Glanz K, Briss PA, et al. Interventions to prevent skin cancer by reducing exposure to ultraviolet radiation: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 788 kB] Am J Prev Med 2004;27(5):422-66.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to prevent skin cancer by reducing exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 70 kB] Am J Prev Med 2004;27(5):467-70.

Commentaries

Hill D. Skin cancer prevention: a commentary. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 37 kB] Am J Prev Med 2004;27(5):482-3.

Koh HK, Geller AC. Skin cancer prevention comes of age. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 44 kB] Am J Prev Med 2004;27(5):484-5.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Related Publications

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Cancer. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 402 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:143-87.

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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control

See the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Proia KK, Thota AB, Njie GJ, Finnie RKC, Hopkins DP, et al. Team-Based Care and Improved Blood Pressure Control: A Community Guide Systematic Review Adobe PDF File [PDF - 720 kB]. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2014;47(1):86–99.

Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Team-Based Care to Improve Blood Pressure Control. Recommendation of the Community Preventive Services Task Force Adobe PDF File [PDF - 172 kB]. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2014;47(1):100–2.

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Diabetes Prevention and Control

See the Diabetes Prevention and Control topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Norris SL, Nichols PJ, Caspersen CJ, et al. The effectiveness of disease and case management for people with diabetes: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 784 kB] Am J Prev Med 2002;22(4S):15-38.

Norris SL, Nichols PJ, Caspersen CJ, et al. Increasing diabetes self-management education in community settings: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 1.14 MB] Am J Prev Med 2002;22(4S):39-66.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations for healthcare system and self-management education interventions to reduce morbidity and mortality from diabetes. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 67 kB] Am J Prev Med 2002;22(4S):10-4.

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Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Diabetes. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 331 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:188-222.

Commentaries

Kriska A. Striving for a more active community. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 37 kB] Am J Prev Med 2002;22(4S):6-7.

McGinnis JM. Diabetes and physical activity. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 38 kB] Am J Prev Med 2002;22(4S):1-2.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC. Strategies for reducing morbidity and mortality from diabetes through health-care system interventions and diabetes self-management education in community settings. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 2001;50 (RR-16):1-15.

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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Findings and results of systematic reviews in this topic area have not been published. See the Emergency Preparedness and Response topic page for intervention summaries.

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Health Communication and Social Marketing

Findings and results of systematic reviews in this topic area have not been published. See the Health Communication and Social Marketing topic page for intervention summaries.

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Promoting Health Equity

See the Promoting Health Equity topic page for intervention summaries.

Education Programs and Policies

Evidence Reviews

Hahn RA, Rammohan V, Truman BI, Milstein B, Johnson RL, Muntañer C, Jones CP, Fullilove MT, Chattopadhyay SK, Hunt PC, Abraido-Lanza AF, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Effects of full-day kindergarten on the long-term health prospects of children in low-income and racial/ethnic-minority populations. A Community Guide systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 799 kB] Am J Prev Med 2014;46(3):312–23.

Anderson LM, Shinn CM, Fullilove MT, et al. The effectiveness of early childhood development programs: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 2.30 MB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):32-46.

Commentaries

Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Recommendation for full-day kindergarten for children of low-income and racial/ethnic-minority families. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 162 kB] Am J Prev Med 2014;46(3):324–6.

Culturally Competent Health Care

Evidence Reviews

Anderson LM, Scrimshaw SC, Fullilove MT, et al. Culturally competent healthcare systems: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 731 kB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):68-79.

Commentaries

Hayes-Bautista DE. Research on culturally competent healthcare systems: Less sensitivity, more statistics. Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):8-9.

Housing Programs and Policies

Evidence Reviews

Anderson LM, St Charles J, Fullilove MT, et al. Providing affordable family housing and reducing residential segregation by income: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 2.90 MB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):47-67.

Commentaries

Kingsley GT. Housing, health, and the neighborhood context. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 43 kB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):6-7.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to promote healthy social environments. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 72 kB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):21-4.

Methods

Related Publications

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. The social environment. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 386 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:329-84.

Anderson LM, Scrimshaw SC, Fullilove MT, et al. The Community Guide's model for linking the social environment to health. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 132 kB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):12-20.

Commentaries

Adler NE. Community preventive services: do we know what we need to know to improve health and reduce disparities? Adobe PDF File [PDF - 47 kB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):10-1.

Fleming DW. Forward: addressing the social determinants of health. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 37 kB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):1.

Petticrew M. Why we need systematic reviews of social policies. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 47 kB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):2-3.

Shonkoff JP. Still waiting for the right questions. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 42 kB] Am J Prev Med 2003;24(3S):4-5.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC. Community interventions to promote healthy social environments: early childhood development and family housing. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 2002;51 (RR-1):1-8.

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Preventing HIV/AIDS, Other STIs, and Teen Pregnancy

See the Preventing HIV/AIDS, Other STIs, and Teen Pregnancy topic page for intervention summaries.

Interventions for Adolescents

Evidence Reviews

Chin HB, Sipe TA, Elder RW, Mercer SL, Chattopadhyay SK, Jacob V, Wethington HR, Kirby D, Elliston DB, Griffith M, Chuke SO, Briss SC, Ericksen I, Galbraith JS, Herbst JH, Johnson RL, Kraft JM, Noar SM, Romero LM, Santelli J, Community Preventive Services Task Force. The effectiveness of group-based comprehensive risk-reduction and abstinence education interventions to prevent or reduce the risk of adolescent pregnancy, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and sexually transmitted infections: two systematic reviews for the Guide to Community Preventive Services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 886 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(3):272-94.

Task Force Findings

Methods

Commentaries

Barbot O. Getting our heads out of the sand: using evidence to make systemwide changes. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 52 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(3):311-12.

Weed SE. Sex education programs for schools still in question: a commentary on meta-analysis. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 64 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(3):313-15.

Wiley DC. Using science to improve the sexual health of America’s youth. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 64 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(3):308-10.

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Interventions to Reduce Sexual Risk Behaviors or Increase Protective Behaviors to Prevent Aquisition of HIV in Men Who Have Sex wth Men(MSM)

Evidence Reviews

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations for use of behavioral interventions to reduce the risk of sexual transmission of HIV among men who have sex with men. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 48 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;32(4S):S36-7.

Commentaries

Millett GA, Peterson JL. The known hidden epidemic; HIV/AIDS among Black MSM in the U.S. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 64 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;32(4S);S31-S33.

Ramirez-Valles J. The quest for effective HIV-prevention interventions for Latino gay men. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 44 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;32(4S);S34-S35.

Stall R. Opportunities to improve AIDS prevention practice among MSM. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 43 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;32(4S);S29-S30.

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Partner Counseling and Referral Services

Evidence Reviews

Hogben M, McNally T, McPheeters M, et al. The effectiveness of HIV partner counseling and referral services in increasing identification of HIV-positive individuals: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 333 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S):S89–100.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to increase testing and identification of HIV-positive individuals through partner counseling and referral services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 36 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S):S88.

Commentaries

Dooley, Jr. SW, Douglas, Jr. JM, Janssen RS. PCRS for HIV infection: New endorsement of an old approach. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 53 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S);S81-3.

Golden MR. HIV PCRS: Finally getting beyond the name. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 46 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S);S84-5.

Kissinger P, Malebranche D. Partner notification: Promising approach to reducing HIV/AIDS racial disparities in the U.S. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 47 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S);S86-7.

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Improving Mental Health and Addressing Mental Illness

See the Improving Mental Health and Addressing Mental Illness topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Jacob V, Chattopadhyay SK, Sipe TA, Thota AB, Byard GJ, Chapman DP, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Economics of collaborative care for management of depressive disorders. A Community Guide systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 103 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(5):539-49.

Thota AB, Sipe TA, Byard GJ, Zometa CS, Hahn RA, McKnight-Eily LR, Chapman DP, Abraido-Lanza AF, Pearson JL, Anderson CW, Gelenberg AJ, Hennessy KD, Duffy FF, Vernon-Smiley ME, Nease Jr. DE, Williams SP, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Collaborative care to improve the management of depressive disorders. A Community Guide systematic review and meta-analysis. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 171 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(5):525-38.

Snowden M, Steinman L, Frederick J Treating depression in older adults: challenges to implementing the recommendations of an expert panel. External Web Site Icon Prev Chronic Dis 2008;5(1).

Frederick JT, Steinman LE, Prohaska T, et al. Community-based treatment of late life depression: an expert panel-informed literature review. Am J Prev Med 2007;33(3):222–49.

Steinman LE, Frederick JT, Prohaska T, et al. Recommendations for treating depression in community-based older adults. Am J Prev Med 2007;33(3):175-81.

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Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Recommendation from the Community Preventive Services Task Force for use of collaborative care for the management of depressive disorders. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 56 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(5):521–4.

Commentaries

Calonge N. Clinical and community prevention and treatment service for depression. A whole greater than the sum of its parts. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 42 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(5):556-7.

Compton MT. Systemic organizational change for the collaborative care approach to managing depressive disorders. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 50 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(5):553-5.

Katon W. Collaborative depression care models. From development to dissemination. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 51 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;42(5):550-2.

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Motor Vehicle-Related Injury Prevention

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Alcohol Impaired Driving

Evidence Reviews

Bergen G, Pitan A, Qu S, Shults RA, Chattopadhyay SK, Elder RW, Sleet DA, Coleman HL, Compton RP, Nichols JL, Clymer JM, Calvert WB, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Publicized sobriety checkpoint programs: a Community Guide systematic review Adobe PDF File [PDF - 311 kB]. Am J Prev Med 2014;46(5):529-39.

Elder RW, Voas R, Beirness D, Shults RA, Sleet DA, Nichols JL, Compton R, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effectiveness of ignition interlocks for preventing alcohol-impaired driving and alcohol-related crashes: a Community Guide systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 584 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;40(3):362–76.

Shults RA, Elder RW, Nichols JL, Sleet DA, Compton R, Chattopadhyay SK, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effectiveness of multicomponent programs with community mobilization for reducing alcohol-impaired driving. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 378 kB] Am J Prev Med 2009;37(4):360-371.

Ditter SM, Elder RW, Shults RA, et al. Effectiveness of designated driver programs for reducing alcohol-impaired driving: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 146 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(5S):280-7.

Elder RW, Nichols JL, Shults RA, et al. Effectiveness of school-based programs for reducing drinking and driving and riding with drinking drivers: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 259 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(5S):288-304.

Elder RW, Shults RA, Sleet DA, et al. Effectiveness of mass media campaigns for reducing drinking and driving and alcohol-involved crashes: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 668 kB] Am J Prev Med 2004;27(1):57-65.

Shults RA, Elder RW, Sleet DA, et al. Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to reduce alcohol-impaired driving. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 2.30 MB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):66-88.

Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Publicized sobriety checkpoint programs to reduce alcohol-impaired driving. Recommendation of the Community Preventive Services Task Force Adobe PDF File [PDF - 93 kB]. Am J Prev Med 2014;46(5):540-1.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations on the effectiveness of ignition interlocks for preventing alcohol-impaired driving and alcohol-related crashes. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 74 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;40(3):377.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendation for use of mass media campaigns to reduce alcohol-impaired driving. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 34 kB] Am J Prev Med 2004;27(1):66.

Related Publications

Magnusson P, Jakobsson L, Hultman S. Alcohol interlock systems in Sweden: 10 years of systematic work. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 86 kB] Am J Prev Med 2011;40(3):378–9.

Mercer SL, Sleet DA, Elder RA, Cole KH, RA Shults, Nichols JL. Translating evidence into policy: lessons learned from the case of lowering the legal blood alcohol limit for drivers. External Web Site Icon Annals of Epidemiology 2010;20(6):412-20.

Elder RW, Shults RA, Sleet DA, Nichols JL, Zaza S, Thompson R. Effectiveness of sobriety checkpoints for reducing alcohol-involved crashes. Traffic Inj Prev 2002;3:266-274.

Elder RW, Shults RE, Sleet DA, Nichols JL, Zaza S, Thompson R. Effectiveness of Sobriety Checkpoints for Preventing Alcohol-Involved Crashes. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Alcohol Drugs and Traffic Safety, August 4-9, 2002, Montreal, Canada.

Shults RA, Elder RW, Sleet DA, Nichols JL, Alao MO, Carande-Kulis VG, Zaza S, Sosin DM, Thompson RS, and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services.Erratum to: Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to reduce alcohol-impaired driving. Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):66-88. Am J Prev Med 2002;23(1):72.

Shults RE, Elder RW, Sleet DA, Zaza, Nichols JL. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Recommendations for Community-Based Interventions to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Alcohol Drugs and Traffic Safety, August 4-9, 2002, Montreal, Canada (In Press).

Zaza S, Sleet DA, Elder RW, Shults RA, Dellinger A, Thompson RS. Response to letter to the editor. Am J Prev Med 2002;22:330-1.

Elder RW, Shults RA, Sleet DA. Do .08% blood alcohol concentration laws save lives? Washington Post, Nov. 26, 2001.

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Child Safety Seats

Evidence Reviews

Zaza S, Sleet DA, Thompson RS, Sosin DM, Bolen JC, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to increase use of child safety seats. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 2.44 MB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):31-47.

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Safety Belts

Evidence Reviews

Dinh-Zarr TB, Sleet DA, Shults RA, et al. Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to increase use of safety belts. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 2.85 MB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):48-65.

Related Publications

Shults RA, Elder RW, Sleet DA, et al. Primary enforcement seat belt laws are effective even in the face of rising belt use rates. Accident Analysis and Prevention 2004;36:491-3.

Shults RA, Nichols JL, Dinh-Zarr TB, et al. Effectiveness of primary enforcement safety belt laws and enhanced enforcement of safety belt laws: a summary of the Guide to Community Preventive Services Systematic Reviews. J Safety Research 2004;35:189-96.

Sleet DA, Branche CM. Road Safety is No Accident. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 125 kB] Proceedings from a Symposium on High Visibility Enforcement - Building Sustained Safety Belt Use. Journal of Safety Research, Vol. 35, Issue 2, 2004, pp. 173-174.

Task Force Findings

Methods

Related Publications

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Motor vehicle occupant injury. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 355 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:329-84.

Evidence based injury prevention: guidance for community action. Australian Third National Conference on Injury Prevention and Control, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Sleet DA. May 1999.

Commentaries

Miller TR. The effectiveness review trials of Hercules and some economic estimates for the stables. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 53 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):9-12.

Moffat J. Motor vehicle occupant injury prevention: the states' perspective. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 37 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):5-6.

Novick LF, Kelter A. Guide to Community Preventive Services, a public health imperative. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 56 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):13-15.

Satcher D. Note from the Surgeon General. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 37 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):1-2.

Waller PF. Public health's contribution to motor vehicle injury prevention. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 42 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):3-4.

Webb M. Research as an advocate's toolkit to reduce motor vehicle occupant deaths and injuries. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 41 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;21(4S):7-8.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Motor vehicle occupant injury. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 355 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:329-84.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC. Motor-vehicle occupant injury: strategies for increasing use of child safety seats, increasing use of safety belts, and reducing alcohol-impaired driving. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 2001;50(RR-7):1-13.

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Promoting Good Nutrition

Findings and results of systematic reviews in this topic area have not been published. See the Promoting Good Nutrition topic page for intervention summaries.

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Obesity Prevention and Control

See the Obesity Prevention and Control topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Anderson LM, Quinn TA, Glanz K, Ramirez G, Kahwati LC, Johnson DB, Ramsey Buchanan L, Archer WR, Chattopadhyay S, Kalra GP, Katz DL, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. The effectiveness of worksite nutrition and physical activity interventions for controlling employee overweight and obesity: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 1.22 MB] Am J Prev Med 2009;37(4):340-57.

Task Force Findings

Related Publications

Archer WR, Batan MC, Buchanan LR, Soler RE, Ramsey DC, Kirchhofer A, Reyes M. Promising practices for the prevention and control of obesity in the worksite. Am J Health Promot 2011;25[3]:e12–26.

CDC. Public health strategies for preventing and controlling overweight and obesity in school and worksite settings. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 2005;54(RR-10):1-12.

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Improving Oral Health

See the Oral Health topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Truman BI, Gooch BF, Sulemana I, et al. Reviews of evidence on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 2.52 MB] Am J Prev Med 2002;23(1S):21-54.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations on selected interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 69 kB] Am J Prev Med 2002;23(1S):16-20.

Related Publications

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Oral health. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 359 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:304-28.

Gooch BF, Truman BI, Griffin SO, et al. A comparison of selected evidence reviews and recommendations on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 1.87 MB] Am J Prev Med 2002;23(1S):55-80.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC. Promoting oral health: interventions for preventing dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 2001;50(RR-21):1-13.

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Increasing Physical Activity

See the Increasing Physical Activity topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Brown DR, Soares J, Epping JM, Lankford TJ, Wallace JS, Hopkins D, Ramsey Buchanan L, Orleans CT, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Stand-alone mass media campaigns to increase physical activity. A Community Guide updated review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 211 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;43(5):551–61.

Soler RE, Leeks KD, Ramsey Buchanan L, et al. Point-of-decision prompts to increase stair use: a systematic review update. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 1.59 MB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(2S):292-300.

Heath GW, Brownson RC, Kruger J, et al. The effectiveness of urban design and land use and transport policies and practices to increase physical activity: a systematic review. J Phys Act Health 2006;3(Suppl 1):S55-76.

Kahn EB, Ramsey LT, Brownson R, et al. The effectiveness of interventions to increase physical activity: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 3.14 MB] Am J Prev Med 2002;22(4S):73-107.

Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Stand-alone mass media campaigns to increase physical activity. Updated findings from the Community Preventive Services Task Force. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 60 kB] Am J Prev Med 2012;43(5):562–4.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendation for use of point-of-decision prompts to increase stair use in communities. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 44 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(2S):290-291.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to increase physical activity in communities. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 70 kB] Am J Prev Med 2002;22 (4S):67-72.

Related Publications

Roux L, Pratt M, Tengs TO, Yore MM, Yanagawa TL, Van Den Bos J, Rutt C, Brownson RC, Powell KE, Heath G, Kohl HW, Teutsch S, Cawley J, Min Lee I, West L, Buchner DM. Cost effectiveness of community-based physical activity interventions. Am J Prev Med 2011;35(6):578-88.

Wilcox S, Shephard D, Martin SL, Buchanan LR, Soler RE. Informational approaches to promoting physical activity. In Brown DR, Heath GW, Martin SL (Editors). Promoting Physical Activity: A Guide for Community Action. Champaign (IL): Human Kinetics; 2010.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Physical activity. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 302 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:80-113.

Commentaries

Dunn AL, Blair SN. Translating evidence-based physical activity interventions into practice. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 41 kB] Am J Prev Med 2002;22 (4S):8-9.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC. Increasing physical activity. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 2001;50 (RR-18):1-16.

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Reducing Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure

See the Reducing Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Hopkins DP, Briss PA, Ricard CJ, et al. Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to reduce tobacco use and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 6.38 MB] Am J Prev Med 2001;20(2S):16-66.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations regarding interventions to reduce tobacco use and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 146 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;20(2S):10-5.

Related Publications

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Tobacco. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 363 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:3-79.

Brownson, RC, Hopkins, DP, Wakefield, MA. Effects of smoking restrictions in the workplace. Annu Rev Public Health. 2002;23:333-48.

Hopkins DP, Husten CG, Fielding JE, Rosenquist JN, Westphal LL. Evidence reviews and recommendations on interventions to reduce tobacco use and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke: a summary of selected guidelines. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 4.10 MB] Am J Prev Med 2001;20(2S):67-87.

Commentaries

Curry SJ, Fiore MC, Burns ME. Community-level tobacco interventions: perspective of managed care. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 99 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;20(2S):6-7.

Satcher D. Forward: note from the Surgeon General. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 95 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;20(2S):1.

Warner KE. Tobacco control policy: from action to evidence and back again. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 130 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;20(2S):2-5.

Wasserman MP. Guide to community preventive services: state and local opportunities for tobacco use reduction. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 97 kB] Am J Prev Med 2001;20(2S):8-9.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC. Strategies for reducing exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, increasing tobacco-use cessation, and reducing initiation in communities and health-care systems. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 2000;49 (RR-12):1-11.

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Increasing Appropriate Vaccinations

See the Increasing Appropriate Vaccinations topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Groom H, Hopkins DP, Pabst LJ, Morgan JM, Patel M, Calonge Ned, et al. Immunization information systems to increase vaccination rates: a Community Guide systematic review Adobe PDF File [PDF - 441 kB]. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2014;00(00):1–22.

Patel M, Pabst L, Chattopadhyay S, Hopkins D, Groom H, Myerburg S, Morgan JM, the Community Preventive Services Task Force. Economic review of immunization information systems to increase vaccination rates: a Community Guide systematic review Adobe PDF File [PDF - 177 kB]. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2014;00(00):1–10.

Task Force Findings

Community Preventive Services Task Force. Recommendation for use of immunization information systems to increase vaccination rates Adobe PDF File [PDF - 116 kB]. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2014;00(00):1–4.

Related Publications

Novick LF. Immunization information systems (Editorial) Adobe PDF File [PDF - 49 kB]. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2014;00(00):1–2.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Vaccine preventable diseases. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 402 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:223-303.

Universally Recommended Vaccines

Evidence Reviews

Briss PA, Rodewald LE, Hinman AR, et al. Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to improve vaccination coverage in children, adolescents, and adults. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 15.41 MB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):97-140.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations regarding interventions to improve vaccination coverage in children, adolescents, and adults. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 139 kB] Am J Prev Med 2000;18(1S):92-6.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC. Vaccine-preventable diseases: improving vaccination coverage in children, adolescents, and adults. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 1999;48(RR-8):1-15.

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Targeted Vaccines

Evidence Review

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to improve targeted vaccination coverage among high-risk adults. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 97 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(5S):231-7.

Methods

Ndaiye SM, Hopkins DP, Smith SJ, et al. Methods for conducting systematic reviews of targeted vaccination strategies for The Guide to Community Preventive Services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 132 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(5S):238-47.

Related Publications

Calling the shots: immunization finance policies and practices. External Web Site Icon A Report from the Institute of Medicine. National Academy Press. 2000.

Use of standing orders programs to increase adult vaccination rates: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice. External Web Site Icon MMWR. 2000;49(RR-1);15-26.

Shefer A, Briss P, and Rodewald L. Improving immunization coverage rates: an evidence-based review of the literature. Epidemiol Rev. 1999:21(1):96-142.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC. Improving influenza, pneumococcal polysaccharide, and hepatitis B vaccination coverage among adults aged <65 years at high risk. External Web Site Icon A report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR 2005;54(RR-5):1-11.

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Violence Prevention

See the Violence Prevention topic page for intervention summaries.

Early Childhood Home Visitation

Evidence Reviews

Bilukha O, Hahn RA, Crosby A, et al. The effectiveness of early childhood home visitation in preventing violence: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 273 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(2S1):11-39.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to reduce violence through early childhood home visitation, therapeutic foster care, and firearms laws. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 71 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(2S1):6-10.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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Firearms Laws

Evidence Reviews

Hahn RA, Bilukha O, Crosby A, et al. Firearms laws and the reduction of violence: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 451 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(2S1):40-71.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to reduce violence through early childhood home visitation, therapeutic foster care, and firearms laws. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 71 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(2S1):6-10.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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Reducing Psychological Harm

Evidence Reviews

W Wethington H, Hahn R, Fuqua-Whitley D et al. The effectiveness of interventions to reduce psychological harm from traumatic events among children and adolescents: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 605 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(3):287-313..

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to reduce psychological harm from traumatic events among children and adolescents. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 58 kB] Am J Prev Med 2008;35(3):314-6.

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School-Based Violence Prevention Programs

Evidence Reviews

Hahn R, Fuqua-Whitley D, Wethington H, et al. Effectiveness of universal school-based programs to prevent violent and aggressive behavior: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 365 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S):S114–29.

Task Force Findings

Related Publications

Wilson SJ, Lipsey MW. School-based interventions for aggressive and disruptive behavior: update of a meta-analysis. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 155 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S):S130-43.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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Therapeutic Foster Care

Evidence Reviews

Hahn RA, Bilukha O, Lowy J, et al. The effectiveness of therapeutic foster care for the prevention of violence: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 206 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(2S1):72-90.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations to reduce violence through early childhood home visitation, therapeutic foster care, and firearms laws. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 71 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(2S1):6-10.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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Youth Transfer to Adult Criminal Justice Systems

Evidence review

Task Force Findings

Commentaries

Bilchik S. The importance of universal school-based programs in preventing violent and aggressive behavior. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 46 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S):S101-3.

Gottfredson DC. Some thoughts about research on youth violence prevention. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 48 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S):S104-6.

Mathis KJ. American Bar Association: Adult justice system is the wrong answer for most juveniles. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 35 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;32(4S):S1-2.

Modzeleski W. School-based violence prevention programs: offering hope for school districts. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 34 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S):S107-8.

Prothrow-Stith D. A major step forward in violence prevention. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 51 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;33(2S):S109-11.

Tonry M. Treating juveniles as adult criminals: an iatrogenic violence prevention strategy if ever there was one. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 40 kB] Am J Prev Med 2007;32(4S):S3-4.

Calonge N. Community interventions to prevent violence: translation into public health practice. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 40 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005;28(2 Suppl 1);4-5.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Related Publications

Lipsey MW. The challenges of interpreting research for use by practitioners: comments on the latest products from the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 48 kB] Am J Prev Med 2005; 28 (2 Suppl 1); 6-10.

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Violence. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 340 kB] In : Zaza S, Briss PA, Harris KW, eds. The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What Works to Promote Health? Atlanta (GA): Oxford University Press;2005:329-84.

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Worksite Health Promotion

See the Worksite Health Promotion topic page for intervention summaries.

Evidence Reviews

Hopkins DP, Razi S, Leeks KD, et al. Smoke-free policies to reduce tobacco use: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 278 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(2S):275-289.

Leeks KD, Hopkins DP, Soler RE, Aten A, Chattopadhyay SK, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Worksite-based incentives and competitions to reduce tobacco use: a systematic review. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 436 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(2S):263-274.

Soler RE, Leeks KD, Razi S, et al. A systematic review of selected interventions for worksite health promotion: the assessment of health risks with feedback. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 324 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(2S):237-262.

Task Force Findings

Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Recommendations for worksite-based interventions to improve workers' health. Adobe PDF File [PDF - 67 kB] Am J Prev Med 2010;38(2S):232-236.

Related Publications

Archer WR, Batan MC, Buchanan LR, Soler RE, Ramsey DC, Kirchhofer A, Reyes M. Promising practices for the prevention and control of obesity in the worksite. Am J Health Promot 2011;25[3]:e12–26.

Fielding JE, Hopkins DP. An introduction to evidence on worksite health promotion. In Pronk NP, editor. ACSM's Worksite Health Handbook: A Guide to Building Healthy and Productive Companies (2nd edition). Champaign (IL): Human Kinetics; 2009:75-81.

Soler RE, Griffith M, Hopkins DP, Leeks KD. The assessment of health risks with feedback: results of a systematic review. In Pronk NP, editor. ACSM's Worksite Health Handbook: A Guide to Building Healthy and Productive Companies (2nd edition). Champaign (IL): Human Kinetics; 2009:82-91.

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