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Table 1 Diagnostic and Service Outcomes (primary outcomes)

From: A hybrid type I randomized effectiveness-implementation trial of patient navigation to improve access to services for children with autism spectrum disorder

Outcome Measures Response Description
Expedited Evaluation Achievement of Diagnostic Resolution Yes/No Percent children who complete diagnostic assessment within 12-month follow-up
Timing of Diagnostic Resolution Timely Timely- Diagnostic interval ≤ 120 days
Delayed Delayed- Diagnostic interval > 120 but ≤ 180 days
Unresolved Unresolved - No resolution by 12-months
Diagnostic Interval Number of Days Beginning the day of the positive confirmatory screen and ending the day when family receives determination (yes/no) of ASD diagnosis
Referral to Treatment Time to receipt of EI services Number of Days Days from failed M-CHAT to receipt of services
Time to receipt of ASD services Number of Days Days from Date of diagnosis to ASD services
Engagement in Treatment Hours of services Number of Hours Hours ASD specialty services
Adequacy of Services Yes/No Based on guideline of 25 h/ week
Absenteeism Number of absences Number of family-initiated “no show” and cancellations divided by the number of scheduled appointments in 6 month period following diagnosis
Determination of ASD Diagnosis ASD diagnosis Yes/No Based on ADOS evaluation by Board Certified DBP
Satisfaction with ASD-Services Client Satisfaction Questionnaire [50] Categorical and numerical Previously validated measure of satisfaction with services
Satisfaction with Hospital Care Questionnaire [50] Categorical and numerical Previously validated measure of satisfaction with services
Satisfaction with Navigator Patient Satisfaction with Interpersonal Relationship with Navigator [51] Categorical and numerical Newly validated 9-item scale to assess satisfaction with the interpersonal relationship with navigators