Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes when implemented in multiple real-life settings, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities.

Acceptability of a community health worker intervention to improve the oral health of older Chinese Americans: A pilot study

Northridge, M. E., Wu, Y., Troxel, A. B., Min, D., Liu, R., Liang, L. J., Metcalf, S. S., Seyedzadeh Sabounchi, S., Yi, S.

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Peer Review Study

Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Healthcare Access and Quality
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

The article describes a practice based on training community health workers (CHWs) to present oral health information one-on-one to older Chinese adult patients. More than 98% of participants agreed that CHWs helped them improve their oral health and satisfactorily answered their questions/concerns.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Adults Aged 65 and Older, Asian

Setting(s) of Implementation

Clinical, Community

Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period