Table 2

Patient focus group guide

Domain

Topic


Knowledge

⇒ Of their disease (diabetes and/or hypertension)

⇒ Guidelines and protocols

⇒ Sources of knowledge


Attitudes

⇒ Towards their disease

⇒ Towards the care received

⇒ Of their families and communities


Practices

⇒ Managing and coping with their disease


Barriers

⇒ Faced when caring for themselves

⇒ In day-to-day life because of their disease

⇒ Recommendations for changes within and outside the health care sector that would help them achieve better health.


Adams and Carter BMC Family Practice 2011 12:135   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-135

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