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Table 3 Themes, categories and sub-categories used in the analysis

From: Key factors influencing adoption of an innovation in primary health care: a qualitative study based on implementation theory

Theme Category Sub-category
Context1 Working conditions Work load
   Organizational (or other) change
   Staff situation
  Emotional Loss of control/frustration
   Hope
Dissemination1 Decision-making Expectations
   Involvement
  Activities Information
   Trial
   Support
  Obstacles Staff performance
   Routine not established
Perceived innovation characteristics1 Relative advantage1 Advantage
   Disadvantage
  Complexity1  
  Trialability1  
  Observability1  
  Reinvention1  
  Compatibility1 Not compatible
   Compatible
Staff characteristics1 Opinions about life style issues in PHC Importance
   Possibilities
   Obstacles
  Opinions about organizational change Reluctance to change
   Positive to change
  1. 1Themes and categories chosen according to the theoretical framework.