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Table 2 Emergent Themes: Strategies categorized within EPIS framework

From: The prospects for sustaining evidence-based responses to the US opioid epidemic: state leadership perspectives

  Theme responses by leader type
Current (n = 8) Former (n = 8)
n (%) n (%)
Outer Context
 Inter-organizational
  Involving stakeholders 6 (75.0) X
   Technical assistance 3 (37.5) X
   Creating buy-in 2 (25.0) X
   Selecting champions 1 (12.5) X
  Engaging leadership 3 (37.5) 8 (100.0)
  Enacting policy change 1 (12.5) 2 (25.0)
 Consumer Support/Advocacy
  Raising awareness 4 (50.0) X
Inner Context
 Intra-organizational
  Workforce/credentialing 5 (62.5) 3 (37.5)
   Capacity development 6 (75.0) 1 (12.5)
   Demonstrating outcomes 2 (25.0) X
   Primary prevention initiatives 2 (25.0) X
  1. X: Not identified as a theme among interviewees in this group