Diffusion of Practice-Based Research in Local Public Health: What Differentiates Adopters from Nonadopters?

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The purpose of this study was to examine the level of involvement by local health departments in practice-based research activities and determine factors associated with variation in such involvement. The researchers administered questions to a nationally representative random sample of 625 local health departments.

Available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23023277