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Table 5 Dominant themes and corresponding definitions

From: Toward communities as systems: a sequential mixed methods study to understand factors enabling implementation of a skilled birth attendance intervention in Nampula Province, Mozambique

Intervention Characteristics
 Adaptability The degree to which an intervention can be adapted or tailored to local need once in implementation [24].
 Patient Needs & Resources The extent to which the organization understands and prioritizes patient needs and the resources or efforts needed to meet them [24].
Inner Setting
 Networks & Communications The nature and quality of webs of social networks and the nature and quality of formal and informal communications within an organization [24].
 Implementation Climate- Compatibility The fit between an intervention and its implementers’ values, norms, and workflows [24].
Characteristics of Individuals
 Knowledge & Beliefs about the Intervention Individuals’ attitudes toward and value placed in the intervention, as well as familiarity with its underlying facts and principles [24].
 Individual Stage of Change An implementers’ commitment to the intervention, with the end quality of “skilled, enthusiastic, and sustained use [24].”
 Engaging Formally Appointed Implementation Leaders Individuals from within the organization who have been formally appointed with responsibility for implementing an intervention [24].
Beneficiary motivation Describes the beneficiary’s motivation for engagement in and/or receiving the intervention.