Table 1

Interview guide

Opening questionWhat kind of work do you do?
Previous quit attemptsHave you ever tried to quit smoking before the smoking cessation training programme?
Choice to participate in the group training programmeHow did you learn about the smoking cessation training programme?
Experiences with the group training programmeIf you look back at the smoking cessation training programme, how did you experience it?
Quitting smoking in the working environmentWhat do you think about the fact that the training programme was organised at the workplace?
Quitting smoking successful or notHow did your attempt to quit smoking go?
Success factors in quittingWhat helped you to stay abstinent from smoking?
The stimulating effect of the rewardWhat did you think about the reward?
Final questionWould you like to add something to what we have discussed?