|Category||n||Examples from interview transcripts|
|Feeling of vulnerability to influenza||5||I know that the flu in a person with diabetes, it can have serious consequences... (P12).|
|No feeling of vulnerability due to diabetes||3||... I feel good, I live with it! Listen, I ride a bike, I’m in a hiking club so I walk, and I never have problems because well I might have hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia or whatever, but I never have this kind of problem (P13).|
|Influenza: disease perceived or experienced as serious||7||
... I know that the flu in people with diabetes can have serious consequences... (P12).|
Because I’ve been sick: I’ve had the flu… (P11).
|The vaccine protects||8||Because I told myself that in any case it’s better to have a little vaccination than to have 40 ° C of fever, because that [the influenza vaccine] cuts it back some (P18).|
|The vaccine protects others||1||So I say that... getting vaccinated protects yourself and protects your children but it also protects other people because otherwise it can spread... (P12).|
|The vaccine is not always effective||1||I have always done it even though some years I got the shot and then I was sick anyway; so sometimes I was tempted to stop the next year. (P13).|
|The vaccine can have side effects, but not serious or much less important than its advantages||3||
... I know that it can induce muscle aches or things like that, but, well... (P13).|
... I have never considered not doing it because the risks you have from a vaccine are minor compared with what they spare us... (P11).
|Perception of low risk||3||... I know there are aluminum salts but it is infinitesimal compared with.... we eat aluminum salts, they’re in our food... (P12).|
|Admission of ignorance and fatalism||1||... well, I know that there are some (aluminum salts) but I don’t know what they are, exactly; in any case, there are things in all drugs... (P13).|