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Table 1 Theoretical Framework of Acceptability constructs

From: Acceptability of a community cardiovascular disease prevention programme in Mukono and Buikwe districts in Uganda: a qualitative study

EthicalityExtent to which the intervention has good fit with an individual’s value system
Affective attitudeHow an individual feels about the intervention;
Intervention coherenceExtent to which the participant understands the intervention and how it works
BurdenPerceived amount of effort required to participate in the intervention
Opportunity costsExtent to which benefits, profits, or values must be given up to engage in the intervention.
Self-efficacyParticipant’s confidence that they can perform the behaviour(s) required to participate in the intervention
Perceived effectivenessExtent to which the intervention is perceived to be likely to achieve its purpose