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Table 1 Key Interview Guide Topic Areas Across Time Points

From: “You talk about problems until you feel free”: South African adolescent girls’ and young women’s narratives on the value of HIV prevention peer support clubs

Interview # (Time point) Key Areas / Focus of Interview Questions
Interview 1 (Month 3) • Motivations for PrEP uptake
• Initial experiences and challenges with taking PrEP
• Disclosure of PrEP use and/or study participation to partners, family and broader network of friends
Interview 2 (Month 6) • Life changes (relationship status, living/work/school situation, PrEP use, health status, etc.) since previous interview
• Influences on ability to continue PrEP use
• Experiences with study interventions (e.g. clubs, adherence support, referrals)
• Perspectives on community perceptions of PrEP
Interview 3 (Month 9, 12 or Exit Visit) • Life changes (relationship status, living/work/school situation, PrEP use, health status, etc.) since previous interview
• Perspectives on study interventions, including participation in clubs for those randomised to this group
• Overall experiences of study participation, including PrEP use