Single-Subject Evaluation in Health Education

John Dattilo, Gary D. Nelson

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The utilization of single-subject methodology represents a means to improve evaluation efforts in health education. This article provides a rationale for the application of the methodology in health education evaluation. Two variations of the single-subject evaluation methodology (ABAB and multiple baseline) are described. Appropriate methods of data analysis are recommended. Applications of single-subject designs in health education settings are presented. Dilemmas in health education evaluation are identified and reviewed in light of the potential contributions of single-subject methodology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-259
Number of pages11
JournalHealth Education & Behavior
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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