Stage 1

Reading and reading transcript to familiarize with participant’s account

Stage 2

Making notes of interesting issues

Stage 3

Development of emergent themes that capture meaning of participant’s

Stage 4

Searching for connections across emergent themes

Stage 5

Development of a master table of themes containing subordinate themes, sub-themes and quotes from participants.

Stage 6

Development of a single master table of themes from master table of themes of individual transcripts.