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Table 2 Potential covariates of re-engage implementation

From: Cluster randomized adaptive implementation trial comparing a standard versus enhanced implementation intervention to improve uptake of an effective re-engagement program for patients with serious mental illness

Covariates for all facilities Data source Construct from CFIR
Patient characteristics: Administrative Data- NPR  
• Gender
• Race
• Age
• Military service period
• Psychiatric Diagnoses
• Indication of a history of homelessness
• History of substance use disorder
Presence of PRRC at site Administrative Data- MHS maintained Inner Setting- Implementation Climate- Compatibility
Presence of LRC when Re-Engage was Rolled Out Administrative Data- MHS maintained Inner Setting- Readiness for Implementation- Available Resources
Facility Complexity Administrative Data Inner Setting- Structural Characteristics
Number of Vets on List Re-Engage Program Records Intervention Characteristics- Complexity
Overall facility size Administrative Data Inner Setting- Structural Characteristics
Number of SMI Vets associated with Facility Administrative Data- NPR Inner Setting- Structural Characteristics
Academic Affiliation of facility Administrative Data- Ascertained via US News & World Report Med School Rankings Inner Setting- Culture
Urban/Rural Facility Administrative Data Inner Setting- Structural Characteristics
Whether the site or VISN viewed Re-Engage as a research project Technical Assistance Minutes Either: Characteristics of Individuals- Knowledge & Beliefs about the Intervention OR Characteristics of the Intervention- Intervention Source
The performance of other VAs in VISN on SMI Re-Engage Implementation Re-Engage Program Records Outer Setting- Peer Pressure
Covariates for sites receiving enhanced REP Data source Construct from CFIR
Number of Facilitation Contacts with Site Facilitator Notes Process- Executing
Number of Facilitation Contacts with VISN Mental Health Leadership Facilitator Notes Process- Executing
Did the Facility adapt SMI Re-Engage and use a Team approach? Facilitator Notes Intervention Characteristics- Adaptability
Was there evidence that SMI Re-Engage was a priority in VISN or at site? Facilitator Notes Inner Setting- Implementation Culture- Relative Priority
Did the LRC perceive available time (or resources) in order to do the required aspects of the SMI Re-Engage program? Facilitator Notes Inner Setting- Readiness for Implementation- Available Resources
Does the VISN Mental Health Lead/seem to have a positive view of SMI Re-Engage? Facilitator Notes Characteristics of Individuals- Knowledge & Beliefs about the Intervention
Does the LRC at a site seem to have a positive view of SMI Re-Engage? Facilitator Notes Characteristics of Individuals- Knowledge & Beliefs about the Intervention
Does the VISN Mental Health Lead accurately understand SMI Re-engage? Facilitator Notes Characteristics of Individuals- Knowledge & Beliefs about the Intervention
Does the LRC accurately understand SMI Re-Engage? Facilitator Notes Characteristics of Individuals- Knowledge & Beliefs about the Intervention
Does the LRC feel capable of executing the tasks associated with SMI Re-Engage? Facilitator Notes Characteristics of Individuals- Self-efficacy
  1. Abbreviations: NPR the VHA National Psychosis Registry, CFIR the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research, PRRC VA Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center, MHS VHA Mental Health Services, VISN VA Veterans Integrated Service Network, SMI Serious mental illness, LRC Local recovery coordinator.