Table 1

Objectives and corresponding data collection methods

Objective Data collection method
QuantitativeQualitative
Determine the perceptions of the patients and surgeons in their involvement in the shared decision-making processSDM-Q-9
SDM-Q-Doc
Multiple semistructured interview questions, open and closed questions
Explore the level of decisional self-efficacy of the patientsODSESemistructured interview questions, open questions
Explore the level of decisional conflict experienced by patientsDCSSemistructured interview questions, open questions
Determine the current thoughts and viewpoints of patients and surgeons in regard to the decision-making process for the surgical management of oral cavity cancerMultiple semistructured interview questions, open and closed questions
Determine whether patients and surgeons feel a decision aid would be of benefit in this processMultiple semistructured interview questions, open questions
Determine possible information for inclusion in a decision aidMultiple semistructured interview questions, open questions
  • DCS, Decision Conflict Scale; ODSE, Ottawa Decision Self-Efficacy Scale; SDM-Q-9, Nine-item Shared Decision-Making Questionnaire; SDM-Q-Doc, Nine-Item Shared Decision-Making Questionnaire, Physician Version.