Rütten et al. General Health Policy Questionnaire

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes Acceptability
Implementation Determinants Organizational Culture and Climate
Goals and Feedback
Policy Implementation Climate
Readiness to Implement
Communication of Policy
Non-training Resources
Policy Awareness and Knowledge
Actor Context
Political Will for Policy Implementation

Policy Application

Setting Community
Topic Infectious and Chronic Disease
Physical Activity

Basic Information

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

Transferability of measure across settings: Mostly transferable (18 of 24 items transferable)

Citing Literature

Empirical use: Rütten A, Lüschen G, von Lengerke T, et al. (2003). Determinants of health policy impact: comparative results of a European policymaker study. Sozial- Und Praventivmedizin, 48(6), 379–391. doi: 10.1007/s00038-003-2048-0

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Community

Topic: Cancer; Tobacco; Physical activity; Environmental

Country: Europe, multiple

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