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Table 1 Agreement between narrative description of sustainment and data measuring post-intervention wait-list reduction by intervention arm

From: Factors influencing the long-term sustainment of quality improvements made in addiction treatment facilities: a qualitative study

  Observed wait list data (n = 20) Observed wait list data not available (n = 13)
Sustained Not sustained
Narrative    
Report sustained 3 combination
1 coaching
1 interest circle
1 learning session
2 interest circle
1 combination
1 coaching
2 coaching
1 learning session
Report not sustained   4 interest circle
2 combination
2 coaching
2 learning session
3 coaching
3 learning session
3 interest circle
1 combination
  1. The post-intervention measurement period was more than 2 years following the cessation of all intervention activities, and more than 3 years after the completion of the intervention segment where wait-time reduction was the primary focus. For the observed data, “sustainers” were defined as those with a shorter wait time post-intervention compared to baseline values with a p value < .05. Thirteen agencies we interviewed did not have sufficient data available from that time period to categorize. Later time periods had even greater amounts of missing data