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Table 4 Research questions and general categories

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

Knowledge of cognitive disorders and prevention
 1. Misconceptions about cognitive disorders
 2. Partial knowledge of risk factors and prevention
 3. Importance of early diagnosis and treatment
 4. Need for up-to-date, reliable, and practical information
 5. Knowledge and beliefs linked to and obtained through family history and/or indirect experiences of cognitive disorders
Feelings associated with cognitive disorders
 1. Fear and concern
 2. Stigma of cognitive disorders
 3. Reasons for fear and stigma
 4. Feelings linked to family history and/or indirect experiences of cognitive disorders
Attitude towards prevention of cognitive disorders
 1. Proactive attitude
 2. Motivating factors towards prevention
 3. Attitude towards prevention linked to family history and/or indirect experiences of cognitive disorders
 4. Motivation to participate in a prevention trial linked to family history and/or indirect experiences of cognitive disorders
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