Beyond the insiders' circle: disseminating the results of adolescent health surveys.

Détails

ID Serval
serval:BIB_37200
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Beyond the insiders' circle: disseminating the results of adolescent health surveys.
Périodique
Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)
Auteur(s)
Michaud P.A., Jeannin A.
ISSN
0803-5253
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2005
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
94
Numéro
8
Pages
1017-22
Langue
anglais
Notes
Publication types: Comparative Study ; Journal Article - Publication Status: ppublish
Résumé
Adolescent health surveys, like those for other segments of the population, tend to remain in the hands of researchers, where they can have no real impact on the way critical health issues are dealt with by policy makers or other professionals directly connected to young people in their everyday work. This paper reviews important issues concerning the dissemination of survey results among professionals from various fields. The content, length and wording of the messages should be tailored to the audience one wants to reach as well as the type of channels used for their diffusion. Survey data sets can be used to select priorities for interventions: ad hoc presentations, attractive summaries and brochures, or even films expressing young peoples' opinions have been used by European public health professionals to make data sets usable in various local, regional and national contexts. CONCLUSION: The impact of these diffusion strategies is, however, difficult to assess and needs to be refined. The adequate delivery of survey findings as well as advocacy and lobbying activities require specific skills which can be endorsed by specialized professionals. Ultimately, it is the researchers' responsibility to ensure that such tasks are effectively performed.
Mots-clé
Adolescent, Adolescent Medicine, Data Collection, Female, Health Education, Health Status Indicators, Health Surveys, Humans, Male, Observer Variation, Policy Making, Primary Prevention, Sensitivity and Specificity, Switzerland
Pubmed
Web of science
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19/11/2007 13:35
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03/03/2018 16:03
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