Measurement Tools

Health Outcomes

More than 65 new data collection instruments are  available to measure the health-related outcomes of community development and community benefits programs. The full set of health tools are available in PDF format at no cost in Success Measures Evaluation Tools for Community Development and Health. The tools can be used to measure changes in health status, attitudes, behaviors and beliefs at the individual and community levels.  Availability, quality and cultural sensitivity of health care providers and practices are also covered in the tools. 

To learn more about how organizations are using the health outcome tools, click on these articles and publications:

Evaluating A Program's Health Outcomes in Shelterforce

Evaluation Tools for Community Development and Health  in HUD's EDGE

On the Path to Health Equity: Building Capacity to Measure Health Outcomes in Community Development by NeighborWorks America and Enterprise Community Partners