Brownson et al. (2011) describe the evidence-based public health process using the following framework (p. xiii).
Step 1: Conduct a community assessment.
Step 2: Develop an initial statement of the issue.
Step 3: Quantify the issue.
Step 4: Search the scientific literature and organize information.
Step 5: Develop and prioritize intervention options.
Step 6: Develop an action plan and implement interventions.
Step 7: Evaluate the program or policy.
Brownson, R. C., Baker, E. A., Leet, T. L., Gillespie, K. N., True, W. R. (2011). Evidence-based public health. New York, NY: Oxford.