Table 2

Operational steps and procedures for conducting the cohort interview (Tele-collection)

1First contact
  • Confirmation of participant’s identity

  • Proposal of the study

  • Explanation of the types of questions and kinds of answers (remembering; Likert scales and open-ended questions)

3Confirmation of acceptance
  • Reading of the ICF

  • Sending a copy of the ICF to the participant

  • Application of the standard form, according to participant’s availability

  • Scheduling when it is not possible to perform interview in the first contact

  • Giving thanks for participation

  • Informing and encouraging participation in the second stage of follow-up (prospective)

  • ICF, informed consent form.