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Table 1 Design of the three-phase stepped wedge cluster randomized trial

From: Effectiveness of sensor monitoring in an occupational therapy rehabilitation program for older individuals after hip fracture, the SO-HIP trial: study protocol of a three-arm stepped wedge cluster randomized trial

  1. C Care as usual, OTc Occupational therapy with coaching, OTcsm Occupational therapy with coaching and sensor monitoring, NH = Cluster = Nursing home
  2. Trial duration =12 months (recruitment), 18 months (including exposure and measurements
  3. Number of clusters = 6. Number of groups =3. Number of clusters per group =2 (cross over simultaneously)
  4. Pre-rollout period = 2 months. Rollout period = 8 months. Post-rollout period = 2 months
  5. Step length (intervention 1-2) = 2 months. Number of participants per step = 8
  6. Reporting following Copas et al 2015 (Trials, Fig. 1) [58]