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Table 3 Categorization of the generic and specific domains, major categories, and codes

From: Experiences of physiotherapists regarding a standard set of measurement instruments to improve quality of care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a mixed methods study

Generic domains according to Flottorp et al. [21] Major categories Codes
Guideline factors Applicability and time frame of assessments of the measurement instruments in the standard set Goals of using the measurement instruments
   Barriers to using the measurement instruments
   Facilitators of using the measurement instruments
   Presented information for using the standard set is sufficient
Individual health professional factors Knowledge and skills of physiotherapists Different experiences of using the measurement instruments related to additional COPD training
  Acceptance (including attitudes) of physiotherapists Different experiences of using the measurement instruments related to age
   Mixed perspectives on different ways to use the data of the measurement instruments
Patient factors Patient motivation and behaviour Resistance to frequent measuring
   Interest in own results
   Participating in filling in questionnaires
   Enthusiasm towards using an accelerometer
   Barriers to using the accelerometer
Professional interactions Quality improvement Barriers to quality improvement
   Facilitators of quality improvement
   Barriers of having a small practice and little capacity
   Feedback on the measurement instruments results is valued
Incentives and resources Information system of the practice Barriers to the implementation
   Facilitators of the implementation
   Software problems
   Software facilitators
  Availability of resources in the practice Lack of space to complete the 6MWT
   Microfet™ is expensive to purchase
   Shortage of accelerometers
Capacity for organizational change Information system of the practice Barriers to the implementation
   Facilitators of the implementation
   Software problems
   Software facilitators
  Availability of resources in the practice Lack of space to complete the 6MWT
   Microfet™ is expensive to purchase
   Shortage of accelerometers
Social, political, and legal factors Transparency Positive perspectives towards making the anonymized standard set data transparent for policymakers
   Negative perspectives towards making the standard set data transparent at an individual level
  1. 6MWT six-minute walk test, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease