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Table 5 Data captured in the adaptations tracking log

From: Methods for capturing and analyzing adaptations: implications for implementation research

   Adaptation type (FRAME)  
   Process/implementation Classes/program Total
FRAME adaptation descriptor Process/implementation 123 0 (N/A) 123
Classes/program 0 (N/A) 79 79
What was adapted Follow-up or tracking 21 1 22
Program content 0 49 49
Recruitment 43 1 44
Resources 3 5 8
Scheduling 17 3 20
Time devoted 7 8 15
Who is involved 26 12 38
Other 6 0 6
Why was it adapted Increase reach/engagement 36 5 41
Increase retention 5 1 6
Improve feasibility 41 8 49
Improve fit with recipients 2 13 15
Improve outcomes 6 21 27
Reduce cost 6 1 7
Increase satisfaction 7 10 17
Other or N/A 6 12 18
Outside forces/ “just happened” 14 8 22
Adaptation level (planning) Planned (proactive) 13 18 31
Unplanned (reactive) 110 61 171
Adaptation level (fidelity) Within protocol 116 46 162
Outside of protocol 5 24 29
Outside of protocol (condition specific) 0 5 5
Became within protocol 2 4 6
Delivery level Individual-patient 2 0 2
Individual-practice member 21 38 59
Practice 97 41 138
Intervention group 0 0 0
All practices 0 0 0
Context modifier Format 8 46 54
Setting 6 1 7
Personnel 38 12 50
Population 25 1 26
N/A 46 19 65
When did it occur Proactive — planning 11 9 20
Reactive — during or after 1st class 43 30 73
Reactive — later into implementation (after 2nd) 29 9 38
Unclear 40 31 71
For how long did it occur Temporary adaptation 2 8 10
Permanent adaptation 103 50 153
Evolving adaptation 5 1 6
Unclear 13 20 33