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Research Article

Social Processes That Can Facilitate and Sustain Individual Self-Management for People with Chronic Conditions

Table 2

Focus group prompt questions.

Overall satisfaction with the programOverall, how satisfied are you with the program?
What has been the impact (if any) of the program on your life?

Perceptions and experiences of orientation, education, and trainingHow well were you informed about the program when you first joined?
What did you know about the program before you commenced?
What were some of your expectations about the program?
Overall, how satisfied have you been with the training you received?
Overall, how satisfied have you been with the postprogram followup?
What type of support (if any) have you received after program?
Are there any difficulties you experienced while participating in the program?
What strategies did you use to overcome these difficulties?
What kept you coming each week?

Perceived impact of the programHas the program had an impact on
 the way you manage your condition/s?
 your lifestyle in general?
How has it changed your lifestyle?
What are some of the supports/strategies you have used yourself (or are necessary) to make this impact last?
To what extent did the program leaders answer your questions?
To what extent do you feel that the program leader gave you adequate information about your condition/s?
Overall, how would you describe the quality of the program leader

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