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Table 1 Expert rating of knowledge and engagement domains from content validity assessments

From: Validation and refinement of the Stakeholder-driven Community Diffusion Survey for childhood obesity prevention

Domain Science-based experts (n=18) Practice-based experts (n=15)a Combined (n=33)
Median Range Median Range Median Range
Knowledge
Intervention factors: Stakeholders’ knowledge of modifiable determinants of childhood obesity and level of social ecology to address them (e.g., individual-level versus policy-level) 8 6–10 8 7–10 8 6–10
Roles: Stakeholders’ knowledge of their role in the intervention, what others are doing, and multi-setting components (e.g., healthcare, childcare) 9 7–10 9 6–10 9 6–10
Sustainability: Stakeholders’ knowledge of how to intervene to achieve sustainability over time 7.5 2–10 8b 6–10b 8 2–10
Problem: Stakeholders’ knowledge of the problem of childhood obesity 6.5 2–10 8 3–10 8 2–10
Resources: Stakeholders’ knowledge of available resources to address childhood obesity 8 3–10 9 6–10 8 3–10
Engagement
Dialogue & mutual learning: Stakeholders’ exchange of skills and understanding 9 5–10 10 3–10 9 3–10
Flexibility: Stakeholders’ willingness to compromise and adapt 8 7–10 9 3–10 9 3–10
Influence & power: Stakeholders’ ability or capacity to have an effect on a course of events, others’ thinking, and behavior 9 5–10 9 6–10 9 5–10
Leadership & stewardship: Stakeholders’ action of directing and being responsible for a group of people or course of events 9.5 6–10 9 7–10 9 6–10
Trust: Stakeholders’ belief and confidence in others 9.5 7–10 9 3–10 9 3–10
  1. Each domain was rated on a scale from 1 (not at all important) to 10 (extremely important) in catalyzing community change related to childhood obesity prevention. Two domain names were modified after incorporating expert input (as presented in Tables 4 and 5): sustainability to implementation & sustainability and trust to trust & trustworthiness
  2. aWhile n=16 practice-based experts participated in the session overall, n=15 responded to these set of questions
  3. bn=14 practice-based experts respondents