The study examined elements relevant to satisfying the Funding Opportunity Announcement objectives, and policy and evaluation elements. Content analysis qualitatively assessed each state's progress reports; this was paired with quantitative assessment using the State of the States survey made available by the Safe States Alliance.
The study found several key factors associated with success including the following: high-quality state injury prevention plans that included clear priorities, specific partner organizations and detailed timelines for implementation; sufficient staff; adequate funding and non-personnel resources; well-functioning injury community planning groups; strong partnerships; strong internal communications; and strong communications efforts targeted to the general public. Successful states also used and shared evaluation data to drive programs, revise their efforts, and set priorities.
Report Title: Core State Portfolio Review, 2005-2010
Agency Sponsor: CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Federal Contact: Thomas Chapel, 404-639-2116
Performer: AED, Washington, D.C.
Record ID: 9598 (September 30, 2012)