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Table 4 Descriptive statistics on the hypothesized factors and outcome by sustainment time

From: Predicting evidence-based treatment sustainment: results from a longitudinal study of the Adolescent-Community Reinforcement Approach

  Mixture pattern 12 months Mixture pattern >12 months
(n = 40) (N = 38)
Mean SD Mean SD
External setting
 Communications 22.98 4.97 22.54 6.58
 Funding stability 14.92 4.89 19.54 5.85
 Partnerships 19.67 6.11 20.74 6.23
 Political support 21.19 5.21 24.05 5.62
Inner setting
 Clinician turnover rate 0.37 0.41 0.36 0.85
 Implementation leadership 46.75 8.82 50.47 4.60
 Organizational capacity 24.61 6.61 25.14 5.60
 Strategic planning 20.26 5.25 22.03 5.34
 ORC Scale: org climate 36.40 4.35 37.85 2.48
 ORC Scale: staff attributes 41.03 4.72 42.49 2.42
 Agency focus 0.35 0.44 0.54 0.40
 No. of services offered 12.00 2.77 12.81 2.08
 Client-staff ratio 5.54 7.31 10.26 8.96
 Supervisor turnover rate 0.48 0.77 0.24 0.45
Implementation-related
 No. of clinicians certified/employed at grant end 1.47 1.20 2.71 1.47
 No. of supervisors certified/employed at grant end 0.84 0.72 1.00 0.77
 No. of youth served during grant period 91.92 44.40 144.21 109.83
Perceptions of the intervention
 Complexity 7.21 2.32 5.84 1.59
 Implementation difficulty 16.14 3.13 14.94 2.45
 Perceived success 20.38 3.33 20.88 2.42
 Relative advantage 15.90 2.97 16.61 1.79
Outcome
 Sustainment score 5.53 1.24 6.37 1.25