Conclusion: LHDs in New York inconsistently use EBDM. While LHDs have knowledge of and are interested in, issues such as capacity, resources, and programming impede EBDM use.
About the Study: The New York Public Health Practice-Based Research Network used a mixed-methods study in 31 LHDs in New York. Among decision-makers in LHDs, 20 individual interviews, five small-group interviews, and two focus groups were conducted. Data was collected from June to November 2010.