Caddo Parish 2019 Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Report

During the 2019 year, EFNEP enrolled participants throughout Caddo Parish. One professional and one paraprofessional taught EFNEP classes at a variety of locations. Our target audience includes limited-resource individuals. Participants included youth grades Kindergarten through 12th grade and adults who are raising youth. Participants completed enrollment and exit surveys which included questions to assess nutrition knowledge and behavior changes.

2019 EFNEP Sites:

  • 5 adult education and training sites
  • 1 community center
  • 1 extension office
  • 1 library
  • 11 schools
  • 2 other youth education sites

Caddo Parish EFNEP Reach:

  • 979 residents in EFNEP educational series
  • 135 adults enrolled in nutrition education series
  • 844 youth enrolled in nutrition education series
  • 542 total family participants
  • 100% of EFNEP adult participants reported income at or below 185% of poverty level

2019 Caddo Parish EFNEP Results:

Adult Outreach:

  • 69% improved food resource management practices
  • 71% improved diet quality
  • 63% improved physical activity behaviors
  • 65% improved food safety practices
  • 20% improved food security

Youth Outreach:

  • 79% improved ability to choose foods according to the dietary guidelines
  • 8% acquired skills to be food secure
  • 54% improved physical activity practices
  • 52% improved food safety practices
  • 55% improved ability to prepare simple, nutritious affordable food
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