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Table 3 Example of the analytical process

From: Symptom management strategies used by older community-dwelling people with multimorbidity and a high symptom burden - a qualitative study

Meaning unit Condensed meaning unit Cods Subcategories Categories
I am often away from home involved in any of my activities, it’s much better to be around people you know Commitment and company ease the pain keeping busy To distract Active strategy
But hopefully it can get better now that I got a shot (cortisone) in the knee Turned to healthcare in hope of solace Getting support To get assistance Active strategy