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Table 3 Frequency of use of EBPH course materials/resources (N = 144a)

From: Evaluating a train-the-trainer approach for improving capacity for evidence-based decision making in public health

At least monthly… Total n (%) SHD n (%) LHD n (%) Other n (%) p-value*
Searched the scientific literature for information on programs 47 (32.9) 17 (44.7) 18 (22.8) 12 (46.2) .02
Used the EBPH materials/skills in evaluating a program 31 (21.8) 14 (36.8) 9 (11.5) 8 (30.8) .004
Used the EBPH materials/skills in modifying an existing program 28 (19.7) 10 (26.3) 11 (14.1) 7 (26.9) .18
Used the EBPH materials/skills in planning a new program 27 (18.9) 9 (23.7) 10 (12.7) 8 (30.8) .08
Used the EBPH materials/skills for grant applications 16 (11.3) 4 (10.5) 9 (11.5) 3 (12.0) .98
Referred to the EBPH readings that were provided 15 (10.6) 4 (10.5) 7 (9.0) 4 (15.4) .65
  1. *P value determined from Chi-square test statistic
  2. aNumber responding varied slightly by question
  3. SHD State Health Department, LHD Local Health Department