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Table 3 Thematic structure

From: “It’s my business, it’s my body, it’s my money”: experiences of smokers who are not planning to quit in the next 30 days and their views about treatment options

Themes Sub-themes
Experience of Being a Smoker   Ambivalence towards smoking
Perceptions of self as a smoker
Views of Smoking in the Context of Social Groups and Wider Society   Social influence and interference
Autonomy
Quitting: Past Attempts and Future Approaches Plans to quit and past experiences of quitting Perceived effects of quitting
Views of quit methods
Information needs
Suggestions for a smoking cessation program for smokers who are not ready to quit. Intrinsic motivation
Individualisation
Substitution
Using technology to quit