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"It's No Skin Off my Nose": Why People Take Part in Qualitative Research

Peel, Elizabeth and Parry, O. and Douglas, M. and Lawton, J. (2006) "It's No Skin Off my Nose": Why People Take Part in Qualitative Research. Qualitative Health Research, 16 (10). pp. 1335-1349. ISSN 1049-7323

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Abstract

In this article, the authors analyze participants? accounts of why they took part in a repeat-interview study exploring newly diagnosed patients? perceptions of diabetes service provision in Lothian, Scotland. The study involved three semistructured in-depth interviews with each patient (N = 40), which spanned a year. The authors provide a thematic discursive analysis of responses to the question, Can I ask you what made you decide to part in the study and why you?ve stayed involved over the past year? The main themes are (a) recruitment within health contexts ("the nurse said it would help"), (b) altruism ("if it can help somebody"), (c) qualitative research being seen as inherently innocuous ("nothing to lose"), and (d) therapeutic aspects of interviewing ("getting it off my chest"). The analysis contributes both to the qualitative literature about generic research participation and to a germinal literature exploring qualitative health research participation.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: diabetes, repeat interviews, qualitative research, research participation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Elizabeth Peel
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2013 15:30
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2016 17:16
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/2584

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