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Table 1 Interview questions and their corresponding construct domains

From: HPV vaccination in women aged 27 to 45 years: what do general practitioners think?

Construct domain Question
Knowledge What do you know about the HPV vaccine?
Do you think there are any gaps in your knowledge of the vaccine?
What do you know about HPV vaccination guidelines for women aged 27 to 45?
How efficacious do you think the vaccine is in this age range?
How strong do you think the evidence for vaccinating women in this age range is?
Skills How easy or difficult do you find performing HPV vaccination in your context?
How competent are you in administering the vaccine?
Social/professional role and identity Do you feel a professional responsibility to encourage HPV vaccination? Why/why not?
From an ethical standpoint, do you feel an ethical obligation to encourage HPV vaccination? Why/why not?
Are there any other professional standards or guidelines that might conflict with recommending the HPV vaccine?
Beliefs about capabilities How confident are you counselling women about the HPV vaccine?
How confident are you in dealing with the issues inherent in HPV vaccination?
Beliefs about consequences How beneficial do you think it would be for women in the 27 to 45 year age range to receive the vaccine?
Do you believe the benefits of HPV vaccination outweigh the costs or not?
Are there any side effects of HPV vaccination that you are concerned about?
Motivation and goals Are there any particular incentives for you to recommend or administer the HPV vaccine? If so, what are they?
How important do you believe HPV vaccination is?
Is HPV vaccination a priority in your practice? Why/why not?
Memory, attention and decision processes What sorts of things prompt or remind you to bring up the HPV vaccine with patients?
Do you routinely recommend the HPV vaccine to women in the 27 to 45 year age range?
Have there been times when you should have discussed HPV with a patient but didn’t?
Environmental context and resources Are there other tasks or stressors which may dissuade you from taking the time to discuss HPV with patients? If so, what are they?
Is there anything in your work environment that has in the past made it hard for you to administer the vaccine? If so, what?
Does your practice contain all the necessary resources for providing information to women about the HPV vaccine?
Does your practice contain all the necessary resources for administering the vaccine?
Social influences Have you ever encountered any strong opinions on the HPV vaccine?
Has there been any point at which you felt pressure from other people to encourage, or not encourage, HPV vaccination?
Emotion Do you consider yourself to be emotionally motivated to administer the HPV vaccine to women in the 27 to 45 year age range?
Are there any feelings, positive or negative, that might arise when you are counselling women about the HPV vaccine?
Behavioural regulation What would need to be done in order to increase HPV administration at your practice?
How willing would you be to make these changes?
How long would these changes take?
How could these changes be maintained over the long term?
Nature of the behaviour How regularly do you initiate discussion about the HPV vaccine with women aged 27 to 45?
What kinds of questions would you ask patients before deciding to recommend the HPV vaccine?