Figure 5.3. CDC model of evaluation
The figure shows a circle with a square in the middle that says "Standards." It includes utility, feasibility, propriety, and accuracy. Around the square are several components, linked by arrows. These are the steps in the evaluation model. The first is engage stakeholders, which leads to describe the program, followed by focus the evaluation design. The next step is gather credible evidence, followed by justify conclusions, followed by ensure use and share lessons learned, which leads back to step 1, engage stakeholders.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health. MMWR 1999;48(No. RR-11). Available at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4811a1.htm (accessed September 16, 2008).
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