"Impact of Implementation Quality on Highly Individualized Intervention Outcomes"

Highly Individualized interventions are defined as health programs customized to provide the critical information/skill that a particular individual needs according to his/her experiences and characteristics. Implementation quality (IQ) is critical in creating and maintaining the efficacy of highly individualized interventions because it defines the degree of disconnect between a program’s design and its implementation. Although high IQ is essential in creating potent interventions, its impact on outcomes for highly individualized interventions has not been examined. This is an ancillary study to an ongoing efficacy trial, “Mighty Girls” funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research (R01NR014851; PI: Norris). The purpose of the ancillary study is to construct a new measurement approach for capturing the IQ of a highly individualized intervention and then examine the impact of participant characteristics on IQ. The study is funded by an NINR Diversity Supplement Award (3R01NR014851-02S1) and is in the data analysis stage.