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Table 1 RE-AIM framework data collection methods and interpretation

From: Evaluating the impact of a training program to support transitioning from the hospital to the community for people after stroke: a community case study

RE-AIM ELEMENTS Interpretation Data Tool Used
Reach Number, proportion of individuals willing to participate, use of strategies to improve access and awareness Hospital audit data Qualitative interviews
Effectiveness Impact of intervention on important outcomes, including quality of life and unintended outcomes Hospital quality assurance data. Exit survey data, Community centre screening.
Adoption Number of people and settings who are willing to deliver the program Qualitative interviews
Implementation Program fidelity and any adaptations made, consistency and time required. Qualitative interviews
Maintenance Extent to which the program is sustained at more than 6 months after implementation, any changes to policy or systems, reasons for discontinuation Qualitative interviews