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Table 1 Background and outcome measures in the study

From: The Children and Parents in Focusproject: a population-based cluster-randomised controlled trial to prevent behavioural and emotional problems in children

   Purpose
Construct Measure CHC use Effects measure Health economy
Parent questionnaire measures    
Child basic information - Date of birth χ χ χ
- Sex
Child general health - General health χ   χ
- Disability
- Chronic illness
- Visits to physicians
- Admission to hospital
- Asthma and common allergies
Language problems - Receptive language χ   
- Expressive language (only for 4- and 5-year-olds)
Autism spectrum symptoms - Role play χ   
- Short conversations
- Changing routines
Motor skills (only for 5-year-olds) - Gross motor skills (e.g. running) χ   
- Fine motor skills (e.g. drawing)
Child behavioural and emotional problems - The strengths and difficulties questionnaire (extended version) χ χ χ
Service use (at home or preschool) - Special education    χ
- Counsellor
- Psychologist
- Assistant in classroom
- Physiotherapist
- Speech therapist
- Social worker
- Parenting programmes
Parent health - General health questionnaire   χ χ
- Self-rated health question
Parenting behaviour - The parenting scale   χ  
Language stimulation - Talking to child   χ  
- Reading to child
Background information for parent - Age   χ χ
- Relationship status
- Education
- Job status
- Number and age of children
- Country of birth
- Intention to move
- Type of household
Parent engagement - Accessibility   χ  
- Engagement
- Responsibility
Teacher questionnaire measures    
Child behavioural and emotional problems - The strengths and difficulties questionnaire χ χ χ
Language problems - Receptive language χ   
- Expressive language (only for 4- and 5-year-olds)
Autism spectrum symptoms - Role play χ   
- Short conversations
- Changing routines
Motor skills (only for 5-year-olds) - Gross motor skills (e.g. running) χ   
- Fine motor skills (e.g. drawing)
Practitioners forms    
Intervention fidelity - Fidelity checklist   χ  
Intervention delivery - Number of sessions held per level   χ χ
- Number of participants in each session
Intervention exposure - List of participating parents   χ χ