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Table 5 Intervention Delivery and Participation

From: Results of caring and reaching for health (CARE): a cluster-randomized controlled trial assessing a worksite wellness intervention for child care staff

Intervention ComponentDelivery by Research TeamParticipation by Centers (n = 28) & Workers (n = 250)
Educational workshops7 sessions offered as part of kick-off events; most waves were offered a choice of 2 dates.100% of centers were represented at workshops; only 54% of workers attended
MagazinesMagazines were delivered during the first week of each campaign to all 28 centers.While magazines were sent to each center, we did not collect data asking participants to recall if they received the magazine from the center director.
Self-monitoringPedometers and website access were made available to 100% of workers either during the educational workshop or a follow-up center visit (for those who did not attend the workshop).72% of workers monitored at least once
PromptsTest accounts created by research staff monitored delivery of messages 1 week ahead of time. All problems were either resolved prior to scheduled distribution or prompts were sent manually.While we monitored test accounts to ensure messages were delivered to our staff as scheduled, we do not have verification that all workers received all messages
FeedbackTest accounts also used to monitor delivery of tailored feedback.While we monitored test accounts to ensure delivery of tailored feedback to our staff as scheduled, we do not have verification that all workers received all tailored feedback
RaffleRaffles were completed for each wave and each campaign.Only 44% of workers qualified for entry into at least one raffle
Center VisualsAll 28 centers were provided with center visuals during the initial workshop; and all 28 centers received updated materials at the beginning of campaigns 2 and 3.67% of centers had visuals displayed when visited
Director CoachingDuring wave 1 we hosted 4 webinars and invited all 8 directors in that wave to attend. During waves 2–4, all 20 directors were offered director coaching calls.During wave 1, 100% of directors participated in at least 1 webinar.
During wave 2–4, 100% of directors participated in at least 1 coaching call