Evaluation Glossary

Short-term Outcome

Immediate or early results of the program. They may be changes in knowledge, attitudes, and skills.


MacDonald G, Starr G, Schooley M, Yee SL, Klimowski K, Turner K. (2001). Introduction to Program Evaluation for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Related Terms

Immediate Outcome
Instrumental Outcome