Usage and Recall of the Food Stamp Office Resource Kit (FSORK) by Food Stamp Applicants in 4 California Counties

Publication year: 2011
Source: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Volume 43, Issue 4, Supplement 2, July-August 2011, Pages S86-S95

Alyssa, Ghirardelli , Amanda, Linares , Amy, Fong

 Objective: To evaluate recall and usage of the Food Stamp Office Resource Kit (FSORK), a set of nutrition education materials designed for use in food stamp offices. Design: Client intercept exit surveys, an environmental scan, and individual observations of clients in the food stamp office. Setting: Four food stamp offices in California. Participants: People applying for food stamps in community social service offices: exit survey (n = 419), environmental scan (n = 308), individual observations of video (n = 111). Intervention: FSORK includes a video, poster, recipe cards, and brochures for the waiting room. Main Outcome Measure(s): Aided and unaided recall of FSORK materials, self-efficacy, video attention (eyes on screen), and…