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Table 3 Coding Scheme for Theme 1

From: Rheumatoid Arthritis Portrayal by UK National Newspapers 2011–2016: A Service User - Led Thematic Analysis of Language Used

Code Number of Articles
[n = (%)]*
Number of References
[n=]
The number of references by tabloid/middle market or broadsheet
[n = (%)]
Newspapers with the highest number of references
[n = (%)]
Attack 38 (26) 49 Tabloid/Middle Market 39 (80)
Broadsheet
10 (20)
Daily Express 29 (59)
Daily Mail 17 (35)
Painful 33 (22) 47 Tabloid/Middle Market 41 (87) Broadsheet 6 (13) Daily Mirror 18 (38)
Daily Express 11 (23)
Crippling 29 (20) 33 Tabloid/Middle Market
32 (97)
Broadsheet
1 (3)
Daily Express
20 (61)
Daily Mirror 6 (18)
Agony 25 (17) 32 Tabloid/Middle Market
30 (94)
Broadsheet
2 (6)
Daily Express
21 (66)
Daily Mail
3 (9)
Daily Mirror
3 (9)
Incurable 24 (16) 31 Tabloid/Middle Market 28 (90) Broadsheet 3 (10) Daily Express 14 (45)
Daily Mirror 7 (23)
Destroying 12 (8) 18 Tabloid/Middle Market 16 (89) Broadsheet 2 (11) Daily Express 11 (61) Daily Mirror 3 (17)
Debilitating 11 (7) 12 Tabloid/Middle Market 10 (83) Broadsheet 2 (17) Daily Express 5 (42)
Daily Mail 3 (25)
Misery 8 (5) 8 Tabloid/Middle Market 7 (87) Broadsheet 1 (13) Daily Express 5 (62)
Daily Mirror
2 (25)
Struggle 7 (5) 10 Tabloid/Middle Market
10 (100)
Broadsheet
0 (0)
Daily Mirror 4 (10)
Daily Mail 3 (10)
Battle 3 (2) 5 Tabloid/Middle Market
3 (60) Broadsheet
2 (40)
Mail on Sunday 2 (40) Sunday Telegraph 2 (40)
Excruciating 3 (2) 4 Tabloid/Middle Market 4 (100) Broadsheet 0 (0) Daily Mirror 4 (100)
Ravaging 2 (1) 2 Tabloid/Middle Market
1 (50)
Broadsheet
1 (50)
Mail on Sunday 1 (50)
Sunday Telegraph 1 (50)
Devastating 2 (1) 2 Tabloid/Middle Market 2 (100) Broadsheet 0 (0) Daily Express 2 (100)
Unrelenting 1 (1) 1 Tabloid/Middle Market 1 (100) Broadsheet 0 (0) Daily Mail 1 (100)
Scourge 1 (1) 1 Tabloid/Middle Market
1 (100)
Broadsheet
0 (0)
Daily Mirror 1 (100)
  1. *Percentage calculated where total number of articles analysed n = 147