Each survey element is mapped below to its reason, the potential audiences for each piece of information and the level of effort estimated for an institution to report that element. The table was constructed by the project leadership after consultation with the advisory board .

Purpose: Motivation for including data element in the survey instrument.

Potential Audiences: Possible stakeholders interested in information (either raw data or aggregate analyses).

Level of Effort: Estimation of staff time to gather and input data. Light effort: Less than 30 minutes. Moderate Effort: 2-4 hours, Intensive Effort: more than 4 hours.