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Table 3 Number of participants who contributed data to creating codes and categories

From: Intensive care unit (ICU) diaries and the experiences of patients’ families: a grounded theory approach in a lower middle-income country (LMIC)

Codes and Categories No. of participants
Diary Design 18
Sharing Information about the diary 25
Staff entries 12
Staff entry feelings 20
Effect of lack of confidentiality 26
New knowledge from using the diary 21
Connection with patient course- Information 22
Your feelings of writing- continuity/ reliving/ novelty 27
Why you wrote- Emotional Support/ Communication 18
Content of Diary- Documentation/ Introducing/ Expression 21
Use of Dairy- Neighbours/ Bonding/ Reliving 27