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Table 6 Preferences in the workshop themes and mode of delivery according to the appreciation survey

From: Nutrition education and cooking workshops for families of children with cancer: a feasibility study

  Participants
n = 26
Interest in recipe tasting 18 (69%)
Interest in content related to foodborne infections 11 (42%)
Awareness of the workshops 19 (73%)
Awareness of the workshops via posters 12 (46%)
Preferred mode of workshop delivery
 Flyers 4 (15%)
 Online videos 18 (69%)
 Face-to-face workshops 3 (12%)
 Videoconference 4 (15%)
 No best option 1 (4%)
Most useful theme
 Meal fortification 8 (31%)
 Changes in taste during cancer therapy 10 (38%)
 Adapting diet to eating-related side effects of treatments 3 (12%)
 Mediterranean diet and health 3 (12%)
 Planning quick and economic meals 7 (27%)
 Nutritional support 3 (12%)
Less useful theme
 Meal fortification 0 (0%)
 Changes in taste during cancer therapy 0 (0%)
 Adapting diet to eating-related side effects of treatments 8 (31%)
 Mediterranean diet and health 5 (19%)
 Planning quick and economic meals 6 (23%)
 Nutritional support 4 (15%)
 None 3 (12%)
Barriers to participation
 Nutrition not a priority 1 (4%)
 Theme not related to actual child’s condition 16 (62%)
 No other person could stay with the child 15 (58%)
 Doctor or health professional could visit during activity 20 (77%)
 Scheduled treatment or test during activity 22 (85%)
 Unaware of the workshop location 2 (8%)
 Too busy 11 (42%)
 Other 17 (65%)