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Table 2 Intervention fidelity and experience descriptives

From: Examining fidelity in the INFORM trial: a complex team-based behavioral intervention

Fidelity DELIVERY All units, % (N) Study arm: basic assisted feedback, % (N) Study arm: enhanced-assisted feedback, % (N) Significance
 Number of workshops attended
  0 14.2 (15/106) 14.8 (9/61) 13.3 (6/45) p = .33a
  1 3.8 (4/106) 6.6 (4/61) 0 (0/45)
  2 18.9 (20/106) 19.7 (12/61) 17.8 (8/45)
  3 63.2 (67/106) 59 (36/61) 68.9 (31/45)
 Continuity of representation at workshops—% yes 79.3 (69/87) 81.3 (39/48) 76.9 (30/39) p = .41b
 Interteam activities delivered (workshop 2)—% yes 81.7 (67/82) 68.8 (33/48) 100 (34/34) p = .00b
 Interteam activities delivered (workshop 3)—% yes 80.6 (58/72) 72.2 (26/36) 88.9 (32/36) p = .07b
Fidelity RECEIPT
 Relevance of first workshop content
  % agree 30.8 (28/91) 38.5 (20/52) 20.5 (8/39) p = .06b
  % strongly agree 69.2 (63/91) 61.5 (32/52) 79.5 (31/39)
 % of teams that defined an appropriate goal at close of workshop 1 92.5 (74/80) 98 (48/49) 83.9 (26/31) p = .03b
 % of teams that defined strategies for goal attainment at close of workshop 1 97.5 (78/80) 100 (49/49) 93.5 (29/31) p = .15b
 % of teams that defined measures for tracking goal progress at close of workshop 1 85 (68/80) 89.8 (44/49) 77.4 (24/31) p = .12b
Fidelity ENACTMENT
 % of teams that completed preworkshop 1 exercise 98.9 (90/91) 100 (52/52) 97.4 (38/39) p = .43b
 % of teams that measured impact of changes designed to improve formal team communications at workshop 2 67.1 (55/82) 66.7 (32/48) 67.6 (23/34) p = .56b
 Average h/week manager spent planning INFORM activities:
  < 1 39.7 (25/63) 61.8 (21/34) 13.8 (4/29) p = .00a
  1–2 44.4 (28/63) 35.3 (12/34) 55.2 (16/29)
  3+ 15.9 (10/63) 2.9 (1/34) 31.0 (9/29)
 % of teams rated as higher enactment at workshop 3 61.4 (44/72) 55.6 (20/36) 66.7 (24/36) p = .23b
Perceived intervention value Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
 Value of workshop 1 material 4.43 (0.50) 4.36 (0.51) 4.51 (0.48) p = .132c
 Value of workshop 1 interteam/researcher interactions 4.49 (0.53) 4.39 (0.59) 4.63 (0.43) p = .069c
 Value of workshop 2 4.53 (0.48) 4.33 (0.47) 4.78 (0.35) p = .000c
 Value of workshop 3 4.52 (0.48) 4.25 (0.46) 4.78 (0.34) p = .000c
  1. aChi-square test; bFisher’s exact test; cMann-Whitney U test