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Table 1 Possible combinations of acceptability and appropriateness for intervention implementers. For PConnect facilitators, acceptability is defined as satisfaction with being a facilitator and appropriateness is defined as the suitability of being a facilitator. Examples are given of how facilitators might describe each combination of acceptability and appropriateness

From: Acceptability and appropriateness of a novel parent-staff co-leadership model for childhood obesity prevention in Head Start: a qualitative interview study

  Low Acceptability High Acceptability
High Appropriateness ∙ Satisfaction is low
∙ Suitability/fit is high
“I don’t like this, but I am capable of doing it.”
∙ Satisfaction is high
∙ Suitability/fit is high
“I like this and it is a good fit for me.”
Low Appropriateness ∙ Satisfaction is low
∙ Suitability/fit is low
“I don’t like this and I don’t have the knowledge, skills, and/or time for it.”
∙ Satisfaction is high
∙ Suitability/fit is low
“I like this, but it goes beyond the knowledge, skills, and/or time I have to dedicate to it.”