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Table 1 Questions in the interview guide asked to all nurses

From: Planting a seed - child health care nurses’ perceptions of speaking to parents about overweight and obesity: a qualitative study within the STOP project

1How do you usually tell parents that their child has overweight?
2Many people feel that children’s overweight is a sensitive subject to talk about. How do you feel about talking about children’s overweight?
3Think of a conversation where you expressed concern over a child’s overweight that you felt was successful. Can you tell me about that conversation?
4Think of a conversation where you expressed concern over a child’s overweight that you felt was less successful. Can you tell me about that conversation?
5If children are present during these conversations, in your experience, how does it affect the conversation?
6We know that it can be difficult for parents to see their child as having overweight or obesity. How do you perceive parents’ awareness regarding their children’s weight status?
7When do parents usually seek help for their child’s overweight?
8If during a meeting with a parent you find out that the parent has a difficult life situation, how do you proceed to support the parent?
9How is a conversation about a child’s weight affected by who is present at these visits?
10What kind of support and advice do you offer to parents?
11What do you think enables parents to accept your support and advice?
12To what extent do you feel that you have the opportunity to affect lifestyle changes?
13Why do you think it is difficult to make families engage in studies about childhood obesity?
14I do not have any more questions, but is there anything you would like to add?
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