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Table 1 Procedure: Seven steps – qualitative content analysis according to Kuckartz [12]

From: Inpatient generalist palliative care during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic – experiences, challenges and potential solutions from the perspective of health care workers

Qualitative content analysis
1) Initiating text work
2) Development of thematic main categories
3) Coding of all material with those main categories
4) Compilation of all text passages with identically coded main categories
5) Inductive determination of subcategories on the material
6) Coding of the whole material with the evolved category system
7) Simple and complex analysis, visualization