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Table 1 Data sources and measured constructs aligned with RE-AIM dimensions

From: Evaluation of a computer-assisted multi-professional intervention to address lifestyle-related risk factors for overweight and obesity in expecting mothers and their infants: protocol for an effectiveness-implementation hybrid study

DimensionDefinitionMeasured constructData source
ReachThe absolute number, proportion, and representativeness of individuals who are willing to participate in an initiative, intervention, or program.Number and characteristics of participants and non-participants, reasons for non-participationAdministrative data in GeMuKi-Assist, focus groups with multi-professional providers, paper survey
EffectivenessThe impact of an intervention on important outcomes, including potential negative effects, quality of life, and economic outcomes.Proportion of participants with excessive weight gain, infant body composition and weight developmentAdministrative data in GeMuKi-Assist
Maternal lifestyle, knowledge, infant feeding, infant diet and physical activityElectronic survey
AdoptionThe absolute number, proportion, and representativeness of settings and intervention agents (people who deliver the program) who are willing to initiate a program.Proportion and characteristics of participating multi-professional practices, reasons for non-participation and drop-out of practicesAdministrative data in GeMuKi-Assist, documents and publicly available statistics
ImplementationSetting level: the intervention agents’ fidelity to the various elements of an intervention’s protocol, including consistency of delivery as intended and the time and cost of the intervention.Implementation of brief lifestyle advice intervention (how and by whom?)Focus groups with multi-professional providers,
Intervention costs: human resources and time, health service use, implementation costs and trainingAdministrative data in GeMuKi-Assist, interviews with study participants, social health insurance claims data, documents
Utilization of the GeMuKi Assist Counseling Tool, local adaptations of the interventionFocus groups with multi-professional providers, interviews with study participants, administrative data in GeMuKi-Assist
Individual level: the clients’ use of the intervention strategies.Utilization of GeMuKi-Assist App, goal setting, links etc.
Attainment of lifestyle change goals
Interviews with study participants, administrative data in GeMuKi-Assist
MaintenanceSetting level: the extent to which a program or policy becomes institutionalized or part of the routine organizational practices and policies.Providers becoming experienced in delivering lifestyle advice, lifestyle advice becoming a routine component of practice processesFocus groups with multi-professional providers, administrative data in GeMuKi-Assist
Individual level: the long-term effects of a program on outcomes after 6+ months after the most recent intervention contact.Maintenance of lifestyle changes and weight, drop out of study participantsAdministrative data in GeMuKi-Assist, electronic survey