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Table 1 Objectives, methods and analysis by phase

From: Understanding implementation and feasibility of tobacco cessation in routine primary care in Nepal: a mixed methods study

Phase Objective Data Collection method Analysis
Phase one: pre-intervention
Sept. 2012 to Sept. 2013
To understand patient and health worker knowledge of tobacco and patient’s motivation to quit Individual interviews using photos with 21 lung health patients
2 focus groups with health workers
1 stakeholder workshop
Initial analysis using Framework Approach
Secondary analysis applying NPT
Phase two: implementation
October 2013–March 2014
To identified barriers and facilitators to normalisation Action research sessions with health workers
Researcher observations and reflections
Initial analysis using Framework Approach
Secondary analysis applying NPT.
Phase three: post-intervention
April 2014–July 2014
To understand patient experiences and assess quit rates and health workers and managers perceptions of the intervention 27 questerviews with CO readings of patients who received BS 3 months previously
5 semi-structured interviews with health workers, district- and central-level managers
Descriptive statistics
Initial analysis using Framework Approach
Secondary analysis applying NPT