How to use word processing software to conduct content analysis.

E. M. Norman

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Nurses' interest and involvement in qualitative research methods has increased in recent years. Researchers who use these methods often find data analysis time-consuming and tedious. Word processing software available for personal computers can provide an efficient and organized way to accomplish qualitative data analysis used in grounded theory, ethnographic, phenomenologic, and historic research. This article describes how to transcribe interviews and create files for analysis with WordStar software.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-128
Number of pages2
JournalComputers in nursing
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing
  • General Computer Science


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