Qualitative pilot study of patients' views of their experience with antiviral treatment for
Qualitative pilot study of patient' views of their experiences with antiviral treatment for
hepatitis C. Two groups of patients will be sampled: nine who completed a 24 or 48 week
course of treatment and nine who withdrew from treatment prior to planned end. Interview
data will be analyzed using narrative and grounded theory methods to identify attributes of
treatment experience that may discriminate between completion and withdrawal.
Ever initiated anitiviral treatment for hepatitis C.