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Table 2 Measurement of implementation outcomes for Partners in Care participants and peer educators

From: Implementation outcomes of a culturally adapted diabetes self-management education intervention for Native Hawaiians and Pacific islanders

Implementation Outcome Definition Partners in Care Data Source Partners in Care Timepoint
Participants
 Acceptability Satisfaction, usefulness, applicability, and cultural appropriateness of intervention materials and content 4-item ranked questions End of each of 12 classes
3 open-ended questions End of each of 12 classes
Attendance Beginning of each of 12 classes
Focus groups End of final class in each site
 Adoption Intention, initial decision, or action to try self-management behaviors 3 open-ended questions End of each of 12 classes
Follow-up data collection 3-months post-baseline data collection
 Appropriateness Perceived fit, relevance, or compatibility of the evidence- based practice for a given consumer Participation and retention Beginning of each of 12 classes
Focus groups End of final class in each site
Peer Educators
 Acceptability Satisfaction with aspects of the intervention (e.g., content, complexity, comfort, delivery, and credibility) Focus group End of the final class
 Adoption Intention, initial decision, or action to try an evidence-based practice; initial implementation Delivery of intervention Throughout intervention
 Appropriateness Perceived fit, relevance, or compatibility of evidence-based practice in a given setting and/or perceived fit of the program to address a particular issue or problem Focus group End of final class
 Feasibility Extent to which a new treatment or innovation can be successfully used or carried out within a given setting; enabling factors and challenges to implementation Focus group End of final class
 Fidelity Degree to which an intervention was implemented as it was prescribed in the original protocol Direct observation of peer educators by research staff Throughout intervention
Organization/Community
 Sustainability Extent to which a newly implemented treatment is maintained or institutionalized within a community or service setting’s ongoing, stable operations Peer educators, communication with adopters Upon study completion