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Table 5 Facilitators in rank order of utterances in relation to MIND diet in 40–55-year olds in Rome and NI: COM-B and TDF domains

From: Comparison of barriers and facilitators of MIND diet uptake among adults from Northern Ireland and Italy

Italy Northern Ireland
FACILITATORS
COM-B
TDF Rank order Frequency of utterances % utterances COM-B TDF Rank order Frequency of utterances % of utterances
Physical opportunity Environment context 1 48 21 Reflective motivation Belief about consequences 1 28 17
Reflective motivation Belief about Capabilities 2 36 16 Reflective motivation Belief about capabilities 2 27 16
Reflective motivation Belief about consequences 3 32 14 Physical opportunity Environmental Context and resources 3 22 13
Social opportunity Social 4 28 12 Social Opportunity Social influence 4 21 13
Physical capability Skills 5 19 8 Physical capability Skills 5 20 12
Reflective motivation Identity 6 16 7 Automatic motivation Emotion 6 15 9
Automatic motivation Emotion 7 16 7 Automatic motivation Reinforcement 7 10 6
Reflective motivation Optimism 8 10 4 Reflective motivation Intention 8 6 4
Reflective motivation Intention 9 10 4 Psychological capability Behaviour regulation 9 4 2
Automatic motivation Reinforcement 10 7 3 Reflective motivation Optimism 10 4 2
Psychological capability Regulation 11 4 2 Reflective motivation Social/Professional and identity 11 3 2
Psychological capability Attention 12 3 1 Psychological capability Knowledge 12 3 2
Psychological capability Knowledge 13 2 1 Psychological capability Memory 13 1 1
    231 100     164` 100
  1. Information above the thick black line represents the top 6 reported domains of the TDF and corresponding COM-B components. Eighty percent of the data fell into the top 6 TDF domains; COM-B Capability (C): Psychological or physical ability to enact behaviour, Opportunity (O) Physical and social environment that enables behaviour, Motivation (M) Reflective or automatic mechanisms that activate or inhibit behaviour, Behaviour (B), TDF Theoretical Domains Framework
  2. Utterances: Spoken word/words in relation to themes/subthemes emerging from questions asked regarding MIND diet. n = 50