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Table 1 Measurement domains and data collection time points

From: Swāsthya, an integrated chronic condition management programme for families of patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Variables Components Measurement Tools Baseline 6 months 12 months
Sociodemographic variables   Age, sex, marital status, education, occupation, and family income   
Behavioural measures Tobacco use, Alcohol consumption, Diet
Physical activity
Behavioural and Lifestyle Questionnaire  
Cognitive measures Depression
DASS scale  
Clinical measures Anthropometry Waist circumference (measuring tape)
Height (measuring tape)
Weight (weighing machine)
Blood pressure Dr Morepen Blood Pressure Calculator
Blood sugar Glucometer (finger prick method)
Social measures Social networks Wenger’s social network typologies  
Social cohesion Social cohesion questionnaire
Treatment adherence Compliance to medications
Adherence to Health check ups
Questionnaire on health service utilisation
Programme evaluation Group evaluation Usefulness of group sessions, Utilisation of NGO services 4 month 8 month 12 month
Other evaluation Usage of health calendar, diary, etc. 4 month 8 month 12 month