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Topic 2.3 Presenting Information Clearly

bullet Printed Materials

Some information about site activities will likely be presented using print materials during the public health assessment process. Some examples are fact sheets, newsletters, and articles in newspapers or other periodicals. Results of public health investigations are reported in printed documents such as health consultations or public health assessments.

Authors should write their information clearly and accurately so it can be read and understood quickly.

From the list below, select ideas that are appropriate for printed materials. Do this by clicking on a checkbox next to the entry you wish to select. Then click on the View Correct Selections link to check your answers.

Use bullets.

Include lengthy descriptions of scientific procedures.

Use everyday language.

Use lots of white space.

Keep the community's interests and concerns up front.


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What are some characteristics of a community that might affect how information is presented?

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How should an author evaluate printed materials before distribution?


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