Table 3

Themes identified from focus group discussions
Themes Definition % inter-rater agreement
Relative Themes
Genomic understanding Relatives’ understanding of genomics 98%
Benefits/ risks of testing Relatives’ perceived benefits and risks associated with testing 99%
Provider trust/personalized healthcare Relatives’ trust in provider and belief provider will use testing results to guide personalized healthcare 96%
Behavioral intent to change Relatives’ intention to change diet, exercise and screening behavior based on test results 97%
Healthcare provider Themes
Genetic self-efficacy Providers’ belief in own ability to explain genetics and test results to patients 98%
Patient wellbeing concerns Providers’ concerns regarding patient wellbeing with testing 99%
Test validity/ clinical utility Providers’ beliefs concerning test validity and intentions to use results to guide medical decision making for patients 98%
Belief in patient behavioral change Providers’ belief patients will alter behavior 98%

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Birmingham et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:279   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-279

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