A logic model is a tool to assist in creating a detailed management plan and framework to address a public health issue. A logic model is the first step in evaluation. It assists researchers to determine the effectiveness of the process and outcome measures defined.
There are about 60% of the community restaurants that are not smoke-free. You have been asked to draft a logic model for a tobacco free coalition in a small community to target smoking in restaurants.
Using the Internet, research about the logic models. Based on your research, respond to the following:
- Design a logic model to address the above public health issue utilizing the following components of the model:
- External factors
- List and describe your examples.
- Explain why you feel each is an important component in your model.
- Describe how each component will contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness of your program.