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Table 1 Constructs included in the Wearable Technology Acceptance in Health Care (WTAH) survey

From: Acceptability of a lifelogging wearable camera in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a mixed-method study

Performance Expectancy (PE)

The degree to which using this technology will bring effectiveness to users in performing daily activities

Hedonic Motivation (HM)

The pleasure or enjoyment derived from adopting and using the technology

Effort Expectancy (EE)

The degree of ease related to the patient’s use of the technology

Functional Congruence (FC)

Product quality in terms of comfort, fashion and reasonable pricing

Self-Efficacy (SE)

The patient’s capacity to use the wearable device to self-monitor and self-manage their memory functioning

Social Influence (SI)

The extent to which the patient’s decision-making is influenced by others’ perceptions

Perceived Vulnerability (PV)

The possibility of the patient experiencing memory problems

Perceived Severity (PS)

The extent of the threat from behaviour that is unhealthy for memory and the importance of following medical prescriptions that are good for memory

Perceived Privacy Risk (PPR)

The patient’s perceptions of risk when professionals attempt to collect, use, and distribute information about them and their behaviour

Behavioural Intention (BI)

The intention to use the device in the future

  1. Adapted from Gao [22]