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Table 2 Motivational questions in the interview guide

From: Ambivalence related to potential lifestyle changes following preventive cardiovascular consultations in general practice: A qualitative study

Questions to patients  
Introductive How do you understand the word motivation?
  Describe what you remember from the consultation about motivation and how you felt about it?
Question 1 Did you feel ready to accept your GP's preventive consultation offer?
Question 2 How ready were you to change lifestyle before and after the consultation?
  a. Tell me about your readiness to change lifestyle before the consultation?
  b. Tell me about your readiness to change lifestyle after the consultation?
  c. If you were not ready to change lifestyle, then tell me why?
Question 3 Which aspects influence your motivation to change lifestyle in general and in the consultation?
  a. Which aspects or factors make you ready to change lifestyle?
  b. Which aspects or factors inhibit your readiness to change lifestyle?
Question 4 Describe how your GP tried to motivate you in the consultation and what you felt about it?
Question 5 Which persons or networks have the greatest influence on your readiness to change lifestyle?