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Table 2 Individual session process evaluation items and results

From: Reducing electronic media use in 2–3 year-old children: feasibility and efficacy of the Family@play pilot randomised controlled trial

Element of session evaluation What this covered Findings
Attendance records • Facilitator recorded attendance • Participants attended a mean of 78 % of sessions
Facilitator session evaluation • How much of planned session delivered • All content delivered as planned
• Timing of session • Sessions ran for mean of 68.6 mins (planned 60 mins)
• Facilitator’s perspective:  
content easy to understand • 5.0/5
content interesting; participants attentive • 4.4/5
participants engaged and contributed to group discussions • 4.8/5
• Quality of materials • 4.5/5
• Issues/concerns raised • Decreasing ST when parents busy/tired/sick; spouse support/ motivation; boys boisterous and destructive
• Gaps in content • Discuss slow pace of behaviour change
• Suggestions for improvement • Include strategies for spouse support; address perceptions that Wii is good form of exercise; discuss how to manage low parent energy
Participant session evaluation • Quality • 3.2/4
• Satisfaction • 2.5/3
• Usefulness • 2.3/3
• Relevance • 2.3/3
• Enjoyment • 2.3/3
• Learning opportunity • 2.1/3
• Facilitator’s knowledge, communication skills and approachability • 2.4/3
End of program one hour semi-structured focus group • Aspects of the program participants felt worked or could be improved • Reported in process evaluation section of Results