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Introduction to Program Evaluation for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs

Published in 2001, this "how to" guide for planning and implementing evaluation activities will help state tobacco control program managers and staff in the planning, design, implementation, and use of practical and comprehensive evaluations of tobacco control efforts.


  1. Engage Stakeholders (PDF–63KB)
  2. Describe the Program (PDF–133KB)
  3. Focus the Evaluation Design (PDF–96KB)
  4. Gather Credible Evidence (PDF–155KB)
  5. Justify Conclusions (PDF–53KB)
  6. Ensure Use of Evaluation Findings, and Share Lessons Learned  (PDF–83KB)


  1. Surveillance and Evaluation Date Resources for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs (PDF–41KB)
  2. Preventing the Initiation of Tobacco Use Among Young People (PDF–81KB)
  3. Promoting Smoking Cessation Among Young People and Adults (PDF–77KB)
  4. Evaluation Contracts Checklist (PDF–44KB)
  5. Acknowledgements (PDF–23KB)


Page last updated 02/28/2007