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Table 3 Summary of hypotheses chosen by theme, ordered by proportion of possible endorsements

From: Informing the research agenda for optimizing audit and feedback interventions: results of a prioritization exercise

Theme Name (number of hypotheses in theme) Potential endorsement (number of hypotheses in the theme × 61 participants) Actual endorsement (number of times hypotheses in theme were chosen as top 50) Proportion (%) of possible endorsements
1. Recipient Priorities (4) 244 92 38%
2. Decision Processes or Conceptual Model (3) 183 65 36%
3. Justify Need for Behaviour Change (3) 183 61 33%
4. Environment (3) 183 59 32%
5. Self-Efficacy/Control (5) 305 97 32%
6. Trustworthiness/Credibility (11) 671 205 31%
7. In-Person Feedback (1) 61 18 30%
8. Attack on Self-Identity (6) 366 94 26%
9. Social Engagement (10) 610 157 26%
10. Attract/Maintain Attention (5) 305 76 25%
11. Goal Setting (13) 793 197 25%
12. Responding to Feedback Providers (2) 122 30 25%
13. Cognitive Load (21) 1281 302 24%
14. Comparisons (18) 1098 251 23%
15. Feedback Specificity (10) 610 134 22%
16. Single Hypotheses (10) 610 134 22%
17. Cognitive Influences (4) 244 52 21%
18. Motivation/Intention Issues (11) 671 136 20%
19. Guide Reflection (6) 366 74 20%
20. Memory (6) 366 72 20%
21. Feedback Timing (14) 854 165 19%
22. Enable Action Plans/Coping Strategies (6) 366 70 19%
23. User-Guided Experience (4) 244 46 19%
24. About Aspects of Behaviour (7) 427 80 19%
25. Nature of Data (5) 305 54 18%
26. Opportunity Costs (3) 183 31 17%
27. Remove Barriers (7) 427 65 15%
28. Knowledge/Learning (9) 549 82 15%
29. Recipient Characteristics (9) 549 47 9%