Center for Tobacco Policy Research (CTPR) School Tobacco Policy Index

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes Compliance/Fidelity
Implementation Determinants Readiness to Implement
Communication of Policy
Non-training Resources
Policy Actors
Visibility of Policy Role and Policy Actors

Policy Application

Setting Schools
Topic Infectious and Chronic Disease

Basic Information

The CTPR’s School Tobacco Policy Index is a 40-item standardized tool for rating school tobacco policies, which rates a school’s policy against a gold standard of policy recommendations.

Transferability of measure across settings: Partially transferable (14 of 40 items transferable)

Citing Literature

Empirical use: Barbero C, Moreland-Russell S, E. Bach L, Cyr J. An Evaluation of Public School District Tobacco Policies in St. Louis County, Missouri. Journal of School Health. 2013;83(8):525-532. doi:10.1111/josh.12061

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Schools

Topic: Tobacco

Country: United States

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