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Controlling Chronic Diseases Through Evidence-Based Decision Making: A Group-Randomized Trial


This flowchart shows that from 50 states and the District of Columbia, 33 states were eligible to be randomized into the intervention or control arm. After pairing, 12 states were randomized. Participants were surveyed at baseline in 6 intervention states and 6 control states (n = 580). Post-intervention surveys were conducted at 18 to 24 months after initial multiday training.

Flow diagram of the study of evidence-based decision making conducted in 12 states, 2014–2016 (CONSORT diagram).

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