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Table 2 Characteristics of the included guidance papers

From: Adapting evidence-informed complex population health interventions for new contexts: a systematic review of guidance

First author (year) Short title/name of guidance Topic area of guidance Level of interventiona Theoretical principles Country of origin Stepwise approach
Aarons (2012) [29] Dynamic adaptation process (DAP) Child neglect Micro Not specified California, USA Yes
Aarons (2017) [30] “Scaling-out” EBIs HIV/AIDS, family-based parenting Micro Cook’s five pragmatic principles California, USA No
Backer (2002) [62] Finding the balance between programme fidelity \and adaptation Substance abuse Not specified Roger’s diffusion of innovations theory Washington DC, USA Yes
Barrera (2006) [31] A heuristic framework for cultural adaptation Parenting, psychotherapy Micro Not specified Arizona, USA Yes
Bartholomew (2016) [32] Using intervention mapping (IM) to adapt EBIs Breast cancer screening Micro Not specified Houston, USA Yes
Bernal (2006) [33] Culturally centred psycho-social interventions Psychotherapy Micro Not specified Puerto Rico, USA No
Card (2011) [34] How to adapt effective programmes for use in new contexts HIV/AIDS (one-on-one and community-based) Micro, meso Not specified Los Altos, USA Yes
Cardemil (2010) [35] Cultural adaptations to empirically supported treatments Psychotherapy Micro Not specified Worchester, USA No
Chen (2012) [36] Programme adaptation through community engagement Arthritis self-help Micro CBPR Ithaca, USA Yes
Davidson (2013) [53] A tool kit of adaptation approaches Behaviour change interventions Micro Not specified Edinburgh, UK Yes
Domenech-Rodriguez (2005) [37] Culturally appropriate EBTs for ethnic minority populations Parenting, psychotherapy Micro Roger’s diffusion of innovations theory Utah, USA Yes
Goldstein (2012) [38] Guidelines for adapting manualised interventions for new populations Anger management Micro Participatory Action Research (PAR) Philadelphia, USA Yes
Hwang (2006) [39] The psychotherapy adaptation and modification framework (PAMF) Psychotherapy Micro Top-down theoretical approach Claremont, USA No
Hwang (2009) [40] The Formative Method for Adapting Psychotherapy (FMAP) Psychotherapy Micro Bottom-up theoretical approach Claremont, USA Yes
Kemp (2016) [54] Adaptation and fidelity: a recipe analogy Nurse home visiting Micro Not specified Sydney, Australia No
Kilbourne (2007) [41] Application of the Replicating Effective Programmes (REP) framework Psycho-education, HIV/AIDS Micro Roger’s diffusion of innovations theory Michigan, USA Yes
Kumpfer (2008–2016) [55, 64, 66] Cultural adaptation of evidence-based family interventions Family-based parenting Micro CBPR Utah, USA Yes
Lau (2006) [42] Selective and directed cultural adaptations of EBTs Parenting, psychotherapy Micro Not specified Los Angeles, USA No
Lee (2008) [43] Planned adaptation to implement EBPs with new populations Job-search skill enhancement Micro Not specified Detroit, USA Yes
Maríñez-Lora (2016) [44] A framework for translating an EBI from English to Spanish Family-based parenting Micro CBPR Chicago, USA No
McKleroy (2006) [45] Adapting EBIs for new settings and target populations HIV/AIDS Micro Roger’s diffusion of innovations theory; CBPR Atlanta, USA Yes
Nápoles (2013) [46] Methods for translating EBIs for health-disparity communities Behaviour change interventions Micro Not specified Atlanta, USA Yes
Nápoles (2018) [47] Transcreation: an implementation science framework Health disparities Meso CBPR Bethesda, USA Yes
NCI RTIPs [63] Guidelines for choosing and adapting programmes Cancer Not specified Not specified Bethesda, USA Yes
Netto (2010) [56] How to adapt health promotion interventions: five principles Health promotion (one-on-one and community based) Micro, meso Not specified Edinburgh, UK Yes
Perez (2016) [57] A modified theoretical framework to assess implementation fidelity Empowerment strategies for community involvement Meso Roger’s diffusion of innovations theory; CBPR Havana City, Cuba Yes
Rolleri (2014) [48] Adaptation guidance for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention STI/HIV (one-on-one) Micro Not specified Bellerose, USA Yes
Solomon (2006) [49] Adapting efficacious interventions HIV/AIDS (one-on-one) Micro Not specified Los Altos, USA Yes
Sundell (2014) [58] A model for evaluation empirically supported FBIs in new contexts Family-based interventions Micro Not specified Stockholm, Sweden Yes
Tomioka (2013) [50] A four-step protocol for assuring replication with fidelity Health promotion for older adults (one-on-one) Micro Not specified Honolulu, USA Yes
Van Daele (2012) [59] Empowerment implementation: enhancing fidelity and adaptation Psychotherapy Micro CBPR Leuven, Belgium Yes
Wainberg (2007) [60] A model for adapting EBIs to a new culture HIV/AIDS (one-on-one) Micro CBPR New York, USA Yes
Wang-Schweig (2014) [51] A conceptual framework for cultural adaptation at the deep-structure level Family-based interventions Micro Not specified Berkeley, USA Yes
Wingood (2008) [52] ADAPT-ITT: a method for adapting evidence-based HIV interventions HIV/AIDS (one-on-one) Micro Not specified Atlanta, USA Yes
Yong (2016) [61] Framework for cultural adaptation of preventive health programmes Vaccination (one-on-one and community outreach) Micro, Meso Not specified Ottawa, Canada No
  1. CBPR, community-based participatory research; EBI, evidence-based Intervention; EBP, evidence-based Programme; EBT, evidence-based treatment; FBI, family-based intervention; STI, sexually transmitted infections
  2. aMicro-level interventions focus on intervening with individuals and their immediate social network and relationships, such as the family. Meso-level interventions focus on intervening with population groups, such as neighbourhoods, schools, or other community. Macro-level interventions focus on intervening with overarching social systems that operate at the national or global level