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Table 1 Overview of the study data sources

From: Evaluating the dissemination and scale-up of two evidence-based parenting interventions to reduce violence against children: study protocol

Type of data Data collectors Data collection method Study participants EPIS phase Research questions
Primary data SUPER research team Interviews and focus groups Purveyor trainers and program specialists Preparation
Implementation
1,2,4,5
Donor agency staff Exploration
Preparation
Implementation
Sustainment
1,2,4
Local, regional and national policymakers Exploration
Preparation
Implementation
Sustainment
1,2,4
Other local stakeholders Exploration
Preparation
Implementation
Sustainment
1,2,3,4
Interviews and focus groups Program coordinators, directors Exploration
Preparation
Implementation
Sustainment
1,2,3,4,5
Monitoring and evaluation team of the implementing organization Implementation
Sustainment
2,3,4,5
PLH facilitators, coaches, trainers Preparation
Implementation
Sustainment
2,3,4
Surveys on organizational characteristics Program coordinators, directors Implementation
Sustainment
1,2,4
Budgets, surveys, interviews on costs/resources for delivery Program coordinators, directors Implementation
Sustainment
5
Primary and secondary data SUPER research team, implementers, purveyors Document review of other background materials Implementing organization, local area Exploration
Preparation
Implementation
Sustainment
1,2,3,4,5
Secondary data Implementers (usually collected by program facilitators and other research teams) Family reports of parenting practices, child behavior, child and caregiver mental health Families participating in the PLH programs Implementation
Sustainment
3
Implementers (usually collected by program facilitators) Family enrolment, attendance, engagement, and dropout Implementation
Sustainment
2,3
Purveyors Surveys on the sociodemographic and professional background of staff delivering the program Facilitators, coaches Implementation
Sustainment
2
Assessments of competent adherence to the program Implementation
Sustainment
2
Program documentation, reports All Preparation
Implementation
1,2,3,4,5