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Table 1 Evaluation activities, data collection time points, and domains addressed

From: Tobacco brief intervention training for chiropractic, acupuncture, and massage practitioners: protocol for the CAM reach study

Assessments Timepoint* Domains Addressed
PRACTITIONERS
Quantitative Questionnaire B, 3, 6, 9, 12 Demographics (gender, race/ethnicity, age). Length of time in practice and tobacco use (baseline only); Attitudes, behavior, confidence (baseline and follow-up)
Semi-structured Qualitative Interview Guide 3, 6, 9 Patient/Practitioner interactions; Attitudes, behavior, training satisfaction, use of materials (follow-up)
CAM Reach Training Pretest Pre Knowledge
CAM Reach Training Post test Post Knowledge, confidence, training satisfaction
Practice Patient role-play Post Knowledge application, skills performance
PATIENTS
Quantitative Questionnaire (Tobacco users) B, 3, 6, 9, 12 Demographics e.g. gender, race/ethnicity, age, and tobacco use/quit history (baseline only); Attitudes and behaviors regarding tobacco cessation and CAM practitioner addressing tobacco use, patients’ tobacco use and quitting behavior (e.g. readiness to quit, quit attempts, use of PHS guideline-based cessation aids, seven-day point prevalence abstinence) (baseline and follow-up);
Quantitative Questionnaire (Non- Tobacco users) B, 3, 6, 9, 12 All domains for tobacco users and additionally, knowledge of guideline based cessation aids, self-efficacy with helping a tobacco user quit, actions to encourage quitting (baseline and follow-up)
Semi-structured Qualitative Interview Guide 3, 6, 9 Attitudes, behavior, rationale for tobacco use status change (as applicable), use of cessation materials obtained from CAM practitioner (follow-up)
OFFICE SYSTEM
In-office evaluation Environmental Scan and visit checklist B, 3, 6, 9, 12 Practice environment and systems change (e.g. routine screening, use of posters, handouts); Opinions of academic detailing visits
  1. *Baseline (B), Pre-training (Pre), Post-training (Post), 3 Months (3), 6 Months (6), 9 Months (9), 12 Months (12).