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Table 3 I-RREACH components with listing of respective information domains

From: I-RREACH: an engagement and assessment tool for improving implementation readiness of researchers, organizations and communities in complex interventions

Information Domain (Phase 1) (Phase 2) (Phase 3)
  Community profile tool (document and internet based) Key informant perspective (interview guide) Community members perspective (focus group guide)
Basic community descriptions Demographic information n/a n/a
Leadership Basic contact information Formal and informal leadership; economic and political structures n/a
Community programs Contact information, addresses, organizational information Description of activities, quality, cultural relevance, integration of services, community awareness and access; interacting medical traditions Lived experience of the health issues in the community, cultural context, program quality, perspectives on self-management, cultural perspectives; interacting medical traditions
Local understanding of the health issue n/a Perceived importance and quality of local health data on the issue Pathways to access to health information
Resources and planning Basic descriptions of funders and initiatives Implications of funding streams and planned initiatives n/a
Perceived fit of the intervention with community objectives n/a Past experiences with similar interventions, potential challenges and facilitators Context of culture and community, challenges and facilitators; medical traditions
Infrastructure and technology Basic descriptions Community comfort, use of technology, barriers Community comfort, level of use in the community and with different groups
Readiness for community-based research n/a Quality of community experience with research; community expectations; competency and learning requirements for researchers Quality of community experience with research; community expectations; competency and learning requirements for researchers; experience of past oppression