Field Model Domain


Sample Indicators

Data Sources

Social Environment

Social support that enables activities that reduce risk, detect disease early, and promote health

Availability of breast and cervical cancer public education programs for target populations that include information on breast-self exam, importance and availability of screening programs, and value of screening as tool for health and well-being:

Proportion of employers, community-based organizations, school PTAs, faith organizations that provided in the past 12 months health promotion programs in the community about the value of screening, breast self-exam and availability of screening programs to prevent breast and cervical cancer among women.

For each health plan or insurer and the community as a whole, proportion of women who have a risk factor for breast or cervical cancer that can be modified through lifestyle changes.

Community survey, state health departments, health plans



Availability of effective patient and family support programs:

Number of support programs.

Utilization rate for such programs.

Survey needed

NOTE: BRFSS, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System; HEDIS, Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set; MCO, managed care organization; PTA, parent-teacher association.

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