TitleFinding needles in a haystack: a methodology for identifying and sampling community-based youth smoking cessation programs.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsEmery, S, Lee, J, Curry, SJ, Johnson, T, Sporer, AK, Mermelstein, R, Flay, BR, Warnecke, R
JournalEvaluation review
Date Published2010 Feb
KeywordsYoung Adult

Surveys of community-based programs are difficult to conduct when there is virtually no information about the number or locations of the programs of interest. This article describes the methodology used by the Helping Young Smokers Quit (HYSQ) initiative to identify and profile community-based youth smoking cessation programs in the absence of a defined sample frame.