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Table 2 Domains and variables identified in the study

From: Communication and information needs about complementary and alternative medicine: a qualitative study of parents of children with cancer

Domains identified Domains Variables Variables identified
Before the analytic process Domain I
Advice from laypeople about CAM
Parents contacted by:
 • CAM provider
 • Media
 • Friends/family
Before the analytic process started
Before the analytic process Domain II
Communication with conventional health care providers about CAM
 • Needs that were met
 • Unmet needs
During the analytic process
Before the analytic process Domain III
Parents information about CAM
 • Preferred information sources
 • Preferred type of information
During the analytic process