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Table 1 Examples of conceptual categories from open coding

From: Understanding the links between resilience and type-2 diabetes self-management: a qualitative study in South Australia

Example of unit meaning Conceptual theme #
“It’s easy to change your habits if you want to.” Control 139
“I didn’t understand a lot about type II diabetes, I figured that was just one of those things that happened.” Responsibility 94
“When I split with my ex I said thank you for the diabetes, I thanked her for it. Because I know stress has a hell a lot to do with it” Ownership 52