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Table 1 Examples of questions asked during the interviews (grouped per research question)

From: Experiences of dementia and attitude towards prevention: a qualitative study among older adults participating in a prevention trial

Knowledge of cognitive disorders and their prevention
  What do you think about cognitive disorders? What do you know about them?
  What do you know about the risk factors of cognitive disorders?
  What do you know about prevention of cognitive disorders?
  What do you know about the link between CVD and cognitive disorders? Do you think there is a connection between CVD and cognitive disorders?
Perception of and feelings associated with cognitive disorders
  What kind of thoughts do cognitive disorders evoke? Why?
  What scares/worries you about cognitive disorders?
  How does it make you feel (when participants described their experiences with people affected by cognitive disorders)?
Attitude towards prevention
  Do you believe cognitive disorders can be prevented (why/why not)? If yes, how?
  Is there anything one can do to reduce the risk of cognitive disorders?
  What motivates you towards prevention of cognitive disorders?
  Why did you decide to participate in the trial?
  What kind of expectations do you have for this trial?
  What kind of benefit, if any, are you expecting to get? What kind of information are you hoping to get?
  What did you find particularly interesting in this trial?
  Can you describe how cognitive disorders motivated you towards participating in this trial?
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