Skip to main content

Table 1 Interview guide exploring recommendations from adolescents with obesity to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors

From: End-user perspectives to inform policy and program decisions: a qualitative and quantitative content analysis of lifestyle treatment recommendations by adolescents with obesity

1. Do you ever feel like there are external factors that aren’t in your control that influence your lifestyle choices?
2. What kinds of changes can we make to help teens have a healthy lifestyle?
Family setting
3. Some teens say that their family affects their lifestyle (like in the way you eat, exercise, sleep, and emotionally feel). Would you say the same about yours? (If yes) What changes do you think your family could make to help?
School setting
4. What about your school? Is there anything that schools can do to help you make healthy lifestyle choices?
Community setting
5. In terms of the place where you live, what do you think that your community and city can do to help you make healthy lifestyle choices?
Clinical settinga
6. You’ve been receiving care for your health and weight at this clinic. What’s it like to come here? Is there anything that you like?
7. Is there anything that you don’t like about going/coming to this clinic?
8. How can we change things at this clinic to help you better?
  1. aClinical setting recommendations by adolescents with obesity were all in relation to decision-making preferences and were beyond the scope of this report
\