EFNEP Research and Cost Benefit Studies
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program's (EFNEP) unique position within USDA and the land-grant universities provides a strong research-base for the outreach and educational intervention. As such, EFNEP has been the subject and delivery mode for many creative strategies to advance the field of nutrition education. Links to a EFNEP related research and to various cost benefit studies are included below.
EFNEP Related Research5 Year Comparison of EFNEP Results by Race & Ethnicity - 2007-2011 data.pdf (5.76 MB)
Cost Benefit Studies
- What Have We Learned about the Cost and Effectiveness of EFNEP?
- Using National Data to Estimate Average Cost Effectiveness
- Cost-Effectiveness Model for Youth EFNEP Programs
- An Economic Evaluation of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
- California EFNEP Cost Benefit Analysis
- Applying Cost Benefit Analysis to Nutrition Education Programs: Focus on the Virginia Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
- Evaluation of the Costs and Benefits of Iowa's EFNEP