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Table 7 Changes to GEM Tool between Version 1 and Version 2 (after Usability Testing – Round 1)

From: Development of a 5As-based technology-assisted weight management intervention for veterans in primary care

• Tutorial question added
• Status bar replaced with time approximation
• Question sequence was altered to group goals by type (weight loss, nutrition, physical activity)
• Mini-summaries were added throughout the tool
• Background colors changed from tan to blue and white
• VA logo added
• Terminology definitions added via embedded hyperlinks
• Tool language softened and clarified
• Expanded Veteran resources list
• Categorized advice added after each question
• Tutorial question adapted for relevance