Table 3

Outcome description and data sources

Outcome typeOutcomeDescriptionData collection method
ImplementationAcceptability
  • Acceptability of interventions to general practice staff including a description of barriers and facilitators, how they were implemented and fit with the workflow.

  • Patient satisfaction with chlamydia care.

  • Observation and field notes.

  • Meeting minutes.

  • Interviews.

  • Polls and surveys.

Adoption
  • Readiness to implement the intervention.

  • Level of use of the interventions.

  • Interviews.

  • Meeting minutes.

  • Google Analytics.

  • Patient attendance and clinical data.

  • Laboratory data.

Appropriateness
  • Relevance of interventions to the general practice setting.

  • Interviews.

  • Meeting minutes.

  • Polls and surveys.

Feasibility
  • Extent that the interventions are suitable for use within general practice.

  • Interviews.

  • Meeting minutes.

FidelityDescription of how the interventions:
  • Were implemented.

  • Are being used.

  • Observation and field notes.

  • Interviews.

  • Meeting minutes.

Implementation costs
  • Costs to implement the interventions.

  • Study protocols and budgets.

  • Interviews with general practice staff.

Penetration
  • Level of use of the interventions.

  • Interviews.

  • Polls and surveys.

Sustainability
  • Description of how the interventions are being used.

  • Interviews.

  • Polls and surveys.

  • Meeting minutes.

ImpactEffectiveness
  • Chlamydia testing patterns.

  • Chlamydia retesting rates.

  • Chlamydia reinfection rates.

  • Partner notification practices.

  • PID diagnosis rates.

  • Patient attendance and clinical data.

  • Laboratory data.

  • Polls and surveys.

  • PID, pelvic inflammatory disease.