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Table 4 The intervention dimension and its domains

From: Making sense of complexity in context and implementation: the Context and Implementation of Complex Interventions (CICI) framework

Dimension Definition Aspects
Intervention theory The body of implicit or explicit ideas about how an intervention works [2, 100] and includes the overall aims of the intervention [46] -Theory of intervention
-Goal of intervention
Intervention design The description of the “What?” of the intervention [46] -Components of intervention
oTechnology and infrastructure
oPolicy and regulations
-Execution of intervention
oTiming and duration
oDose and intensity
Intervention delivery The description of the “How?”, “Who?” and “Where?” of the intervention [46] -Delivery mechanisms
-Delivery agents