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Table 3 The a priori coding framework

From: Understanding patient activation and adherence to nebuliser treatment in adults with cystic fibrosis: responses to the UK version of PAM-13 and a think aloud study

Coding framework
Code 1 Suitable item No problems emerged
Code 2 Problematic content Participants questioned about the item content or wording or scale categories.
Code 3 Misinterpretation Participants misunderstood the items or their verbal responses did not justify their choices.