The following is the list of all measures included in this review. Select a measure to learn more.

Adaptations of Evidence-Based Practices

A 9-item survey assessing the adaptation of an evidence-based practice.

Carasso et al. User Fee Removal Questionnaire

An 18-item self-administered questionnaire assesses the level of agreement or satisfaction with statements relating to different dimensions of motivation.

Cawley et al. Health Facility Survey

A 162-item questionnaire, which captures data on health facility characteristics in addition to detailed information on HIV testing and counseling, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, and antiretroviral therapy services.

Center for Tobacco Policy Research (CTPR) School Tobacco Policy Index

A 40-item standardized tool for rating school tobacco policies, which rates a school’s policy against a gold standard of policy recommendations.

Clinical Governance Development Index (CGDI)

The 6-item CGDI was formed through combining responses from survey items representing related aspects of processes involved in developing clinical governance.

The Creative Climate Questionnaire (CCQ)

50 statements covering 10 dimensions of the work climate.

Daily Physical Activity (DPA) Policy Survey

A 75-item tool to assess fidelity to policy implementation, as well as predictor variables in relation to implementation fidelity.

Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) Policy Survey 2

The 15-item DRG policy survey was used to explore the willingness of professionals to implement a new public policy.

Environmental Assessment Instrument (EAI)

A133-item tool designed to help public health professionals analyze and then engage the environment in which programs operate.

Evidence Based Practice Attitude Scale (EBPAS)

A 15-item tool developed to assess mental health providers’ willingness to adopt an innovation given their attitudes toward the use of evidence-based practices.

Fall Prevention Coalition Survey

203 items assessing fall prevention policy initiatives, evidence-based fall prevention programs, implementation and funding strategies, and gaps and barriers.

Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI)

A 14-item tool, which comprises a ‘policy’ component with seven domains on specific aspects of food environments, and an ‘infrastructure support’ component with seven domains to strengthen systems to prevent obesity and non-communicable diseases.

Health Disparities Collaborative Staff Survey (HDC Staff Survey)

Based on Rogers’s diffusion of innovations model and consists of 21 items assessing five attributes of a community health center disease registry.

Health-enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) Policy Audit Tool (PAT)

A 75-item tool, which provides a protocol and method for the detailed compilation and communication of country-level policy responses to physical inactivity.

Healthy Cities Questionnaire

A 125-item questionnaire covering six dimensions of the principles and strategies of the Healthy Cities work.

Job Control Scale (JCS)

A 22-item self-administered instrument designed to measure social and psychological characteristics of jobs.

Knowledge of Evidence Based Services Questionnaire (KEBSQ)

A 40-item self-report instrument to measure knowledge of the common elements of evidence-based treatments.

Konduri et al. TB Manager Registry Survey

This 12-item survey was used to assess the overall user experience of a web-based TB manager registry.

Local Wellness Policy Survey (LWP Survey)

A 39-item instrument with questions about involvement in development of the LWP, the policy development process, satisfaction with the policy, concerns about policy implementation, and strategies to facilitate policy implementation.

Logical Assessment Matrix

A 9-question tool with nine evaluations grades to measure the achievements of the individual goals of a policy.

Maryland Wellness Policies and Practices Project Survey (MWPPP)

A 91-item survey that examines strength and comprehensiveness of local wellness policies and tracks school-level implementation longitudinally.

Maternal Child and Newborn Health Indicators (MCNH Indicators)

The MCNH indicators consist of 13 items assessing the cost of implementation plans and healthcare financing.

Observational School Environment Checklist (OSEC)

A 44-item, comprehensive audit tool designed to assess the physical and structural environment of schools in four main locations (cafeteria, lobby/hallway, gym, outdoor areas).

Organizational Climate Measure (OCM)

An 82-item multidimensional measure of organizational climate.

Organizational Readiness for Change (ORC)

A 115-item Likert-type scale measuring the impact of organizational functioning on knowledge transfer.

Organizational Social Context Measurement System (OSC)

A 105-item measure of the social context of mental health and social services organizations.

Perceived Characteristics of Intervention Scale (PCIS)

A 20-item assessment measure developed to assess health care providers’ views of interventions.

Perceived Organizational Support Survey (POS)

An 8-item scale assessing employees’ perceptions of the degree to which an organization values their contributions and cares about their well-being.

Perceptions of Environment at School (PEAS) Survey

A 40-item tool with four subscales: (1) perceptions of school physical activity and nutrition policies/practices; (2) perceptions of teacher and classroom policies/practices; (3) perceptions of cafeteria policies/practices; and (4) perceptions of recess policies/practices description including total number of tool items.

Pharmaceutical Policies Survey

A 17-item questionnaire that asked respondents to list pharmaceutical policy changes and an outlook to policy interventions and planned policy measures.

Planning for Change Survey (PFC)

A 4-item measure assessing the extent to which employees perceived that they had input regarding the change process.

Policies for Active Living in Transportation (PAL-T)

A 17-item self-administered instrument designed to the public’s support for policies aimed at promoting active transportation.

Policy Coalition Evaluation Tool (PCET)

A theoretically grounded practical framework with 15 components for groups that use collaborative approaches such as community-based participatory research.

Policy Empowerment Index (PEI)

The 12 questions of the PEI are intended to describe whether and how policies empower their constituents.

Policy Implementation Barometer (PIB)

The 10-item PIB is a mechanism to reveal gaps in policy implementation and thereby provide feedback to the decision makers about the implementation of a selected set of policy programs for universal health coverage.

Policy Readiness and Stage of Change Needs Assessment (PRSCNA)

The 130-item Tobacco Control Network (TCN) PRSCNA was designed to help tobacco prevention and control programs self-rate their readiness to work on evidence-based and promising policy and system changes in preparation for new federal funding applications and to guide future TCN technical assistance.

Probart School Wellness Survey

A 39-item tool to identify administrators’ perceptions of required and recommended implementation steps, compare reported implementation steps to published guidelines, and examine the perceptions of the impact of implementation of local wellness policies on the school wellness environment.

Rakic et al. Quality and Safety Survey

50 items assessing eight selected variables from the diffusion of innovation theory.

Rehabilitation Policy Questionnaire

The 7-item rehabilitation questionnaire contains three main themes: (1) opinions of the rehabilitation guarantee (RG) policy; (2) implementation of the RG; and (3) changes related to the implementation process.

Rozema et al. Outdoor Smoking Ban Survey

A 14-item survey that assesses the presence of elements of sustainability (e.g. support, organizational capacity, communications) of a policy.

Rütten et al. General Health Policy Questionnaire

This 24-item survey used policymakers’ experience and evaluative expertise to analyze determinants of policy output and outcomes.

School Health Index (SHI)

A 182-item tool designed to help schools assess the extent to which they are implementing the policies and practices included in the research-based guidelines and strategies for school health and safety programs developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

School Health Policies and Programs Survey (SHPPS): Nutrition

A national 206-item survey periodically conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels.

School Health Policies and Programs Survey (SHPPS): Physical Education and Activity

A national 247-item survey periodically conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels.

Specialty Care Transformation Survey

A 26-item instrument assessing the extent of initiative implementation, barriers and facilitators to implementation, and impact on providers and patients.

Spencer et al. Quality Improvement Survey

A survey with 120 items to assess the development of policies and strategies for quality improvement in European healthcare systems, by mapping quality improvement policies and strategies, progress in their implementation, and early indications of their impact.

Tobacco Control Scale (TCS)

A 52-item tool, which provides a score for each country reflecting the level of implementation of tobacco control policies according to six cost-effective policies.

Tobacco Industry Interference Index (TII)

A 20-item tool developed to simplify the issue of TII and promote the use of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 Guidelines.

Veteran’s Health Administration (VA) All Employee Survey (AES)

An annual 14-item survey of all VA employees at all locations that queries workplace satisfaction, culture, climate, turnover, supervisory behaviors, and general workplace perceptions.

Webster et al. Perceived Attributes Questionnaire

This 18-item questionnaire assesses all five perceived attributes of the physical activity promotion in the academic classroom policy consistent with diffusion of innovations theory: relative advantage, compatibility, complexity, trialability, and observability.

Webster et al. Perceived School Support Survey

This tool is an 8-item questionnaire to assess teachers’ perceived school support.

Wellness School Assessment Tool (WellSAT)

A 67-item tool, which provides a subjective, online system for evaluating school wellness policies in six categories.