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Table 1 Time schedule of enrolment, intervention allocation, outcome assessments

From: Optimising decision making on illness absenteeism due to fever and common infections within childcare centres: development of a multicomponent intervention and study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial

    Study period
  Enrolment Allocation Post-allocation Close-out
Timepoint 0 0 T 1 T 2 T 3 T 4 T 5 T 6  
 Enrolment: X         
  Eligibility screen X         
   Informed consent Survey 1 following child’s illness episode X X X X X X X X  
   Informed consent Survey 2 knowledge, attitude, self-efficacy, risk perception childcare staff X         
   Informed consent Survey 3 knowledge, attitude, self-efficacy, risk perception parents          X
 Allocation   X        
Interventions:
   Educational session Childcare staff   X        
   Use of decision tool + booklet Childcare staff and parents   X X X X X X X  
   Online video Childcare staff and parents      X     
Assessments:
   Children’s illness registration   X X X X X X X  
   Survey 1 following child’s illness episode   X X X X X X X  
   Survey 2 Knowledge, attitude, self-efficacy, risk perception Childcare staff X         X
   Survey 3 Knowledge, attitude, self-efficacy, risk perception parents          X