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Table 1 Ways of coding themes for analysis [41]

From: Historical influence on the practice of chiropractic radiology: part II - thematic analysis on the opinions of diplomates of the American Chiropractic College of Radiology about the future

Inductive Coding and theme development are directed by the content of the data
Deductive Coding and theme development are directed by existing concepts or ideas
Semantic Coding and theme development reflect the explicit content of the data
Latent Coding and theme development report concepts and assumptions underpinning the data
Realist Focuses on reporting an assumed reality evident in the data
Constructionist Focuses on looking at how a certain reality is created by the data