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Table 1 Excepts from the Focus Group Discussion Guide used for the study of Health Effects of Lead Exposure, Ibadan, 2004

From: An examination of knowledge, attitudes and practices related to lead exposure in South Western Nigeria

Number Questions Probes
1. What comes to mind when you hear the word "lead"? What do you think it is? Where do you think it can be found? What risks do you think is associated with exposure to lead?
2. Have you ever tested the lead level in your domestic environment? [IF "YES"] Why did you do the test? What are the reasons you might participate to do a lead level test [or not]
3. What images does the word "lead poisoning" bring up for you or what do you think of when you hear the word "lead poisoning"? What about lead exposure? What other words have similar meanings for you?
4. What impact do you feel lead or lead poisoning have on health? What (other) factors do you believe contribute to Health? What do you believe about lead exposure and how to Reduce it? Concerns? Perceived risks? Hopes? Perceived benefits?  
5. What kinds of things would be important to you in deciding what to do about lead exposure? What are the reasons you might participate [or be concerned about lead]? What are the reasons you might not be concerned about lead? Where do you think you can find information about lead exposure in your community?
6. What kinds of methods of reducing lead exposure do you know?