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Table 1 Data collection strategies

From: Community based interventions for strengthening adolescent sexual reproductive health and rights: how can they be integrated and sustained? A realist evaluation protocol from Zambia

Dimension Domain Context Data collection Strategy
Mechanisms:
Integration of the RISE community component into the community-based health system
Capacity building, motivation, Collaborative action, trust, team work, social networks, social capital -Stakeholders
-Norms, beliefs and values on pregnancy, early marriage and education
- Key informant interviews with CHAs/CHWs, NHC members, teachers, traditional leaders, health workers, peer educators
- Photo voice with girls and boys
- Community focus group discussions with parents, girls and boys
- In-depth interviews with girls, parents
Qualitative semi-structured interviews and checklists
Outcome: Acceptability and adoption (includes accessibility) of SRH services  provided by the CHWs/ CHAs at the health post/centre - Adolescent friendly SRH services
-Acceptability of SRH services in the community
- Stakeholders
- Norms, beliefs and values on pregnancy, early marriage, family planning and education
- CHW/ CHA records on use of SRH services among youth
- Health post records on use of SRH services among peer educators
- Key informant interviews with CHAs/CHWs, NCHs, teachers, traditional leaders, health workers, youth
- Photo voice with girls and boys
- Community focus group discussions with parents, girls and boys
- In-depth interviews with girls, parents
- Quantitative information on health care seeking from the 6-monthly interviews with the girls
Quantitative and qualitative interviews