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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 2 Categories, subcategories, and concepts of central phenomenon

From: Consumer resistance to innovation: smart clothing

Paradigm elementCategorySubcategoryConcept
Central phenomenon (do they intend to accept smart clothing?)Innovation resistancePostponementDetermine whether to purchase after waiting and seeing whether function or design is stabilized/improved
RejectionThere is no intention to accept, as there seems to be no benefit from the product
ResistanceDo not intend to accept, even in the future
Dissuade people who want to accept