Formative qualitative research is foundational to the methodological development process of quantitative health preference research (HPR). However, this is often underreported. The guideline was developed to improve the frequency and quality of reporting of formative qualitative research in HPR.
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Reporting Formative Qualitative Research to Support the Development of Quantitative Preference Study Protocols and Corresponding Survey Instruments: Guidelines for Authors and Reviewers