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Table 5 Mean individual and global sustainment outcomes and sustainment determinants by current program funding

From: Measurement of sustainment of prevention programs and initiatives: the sustainment measurement system scale

Construct Currently funded by SAMHSA grant initiative
Yes No
Outcome (n = 137) (n = 18)
Continue to operate as described in original application 4.45 (0.72) 3.56 (1.10)***
Continue to deliver preventive services to intended population 4.80 (0.56) 3.83 (1.10)***
Continue to deliver evidence-based services 4.65 (0.71) 3.78 (1.26)***
Periodically measure fidelity of services delivered 4.23 (1.03) 2.94 (1.55)***
Global sustainment 4.53 (0.56) 3.53 (1.14)***
Determinant (n = 113) (n = 15)
Financial stability 2.70 (0.99) 2.67 (1.03)
Responsiveness to community needs 4.53 (0.56) 4.13 (1.08)*
Responsiveness to community values 4.73 (0.39) 4.76 (0.53)
Coalitions, partnerships, and networks 4.19 (0.70) 3.60 (1.33)**
Organizational capacity 4.32 (0.64) 4.16 (0.86)
Organizational staff capability 4.62 (0.53) 4.14 (1.22)**
Implementation leadership 4.12 (0.76) 3.89 (1.00)
Evaluation, feedback, & program outcomes 4.11 (0.69) 3.42 (1.11)**
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001