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Table 4 Main facilitators and barriers identified across the key stages

From: Informing the development of online weight management interventions: a qualitative investigation of primary care patient perceptions

Facilitator/Barrier to website use Influencing factor
Facilitators (1) Motivation (Stage 1–4); from Tracking features and Email reminders.
(2) Personal preferences (Stage 1&2); Appeal of website; Email reminders
Barriers (1) Effort (Stage 2–4); Time and commitment (Stage 3)
(2) Lack of novel or useful information (Stage 4)
(3) Accessibility and disposability; (Stage 4)
(4) Email Reminders (Stage 2)
(5) Perceived target group (Stage 4); Appeal of website (Stage 1)