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Table 1 Description of surveyed programs and respondents (n = 243)

From: Measurement properties of a novel survey to assess stages of organizational readiness for evidence-based interventions in community chronic disease prevention settings

  Frequency %
Organizational characteristics
Agency/organization type
  State health department 106 43.8
  Local health department 52 21.5
  Healthcare provider 16 6.6
  Community-based organization 32 13.2
  Other 36 14.9
Prevention program type
  MPB obesity grantees 31 13.0
  Other obesity 45 18.8
  Tobacco 92 38.5
  Diabetes 42 17.6
  Asthma 29 12.1
Geographic region served by intervention
  Urban 34 14.0
  Suburban 67 27.7
  Rural 11 4.5
  Combination urban, suburban, and/or rural 130 53.7
Affiliation with a university
  Yes 82 34.3
  No 157 65.7
Respondent characteristics
Length of time respondent worked with intervention
  <5 years 128 52.9
  5–10 years 69 28.5
  11–15 years 20 8.3
  >15 years 25 10.3
Respondent’s position in agency
  Program manager 166 68.6
  Direct service staff 43 17.8
  Program support and evaluation 29 12.0
  Academic researcher 2 0.8
  Academic educator 2 0.8
  1. MPB = Model Practice Building.