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Table 4 Coding Scheme for Theme 2

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 = (%)]
Sufferers 68 (46) 117 Tabloid/Middle Market 92 (79)
Broadsheet 25 (21)
Daily Express 39 (33)
Daily Mirror 29 (25)
Patients 50 (34) 123 Tabloid/Middle Market
91 (74)
Broadsheet 32 (26)
Daily Express 43 (35)
Daily Mail
32 (26)
People 30 (20) 41 Tabloid/Middle Market
27 (66)
Broadsheet
14 (34)
Daily Express 12 (29)
Daily Mirror 9 (22)
Telegraph 9 (22)
Victims 5 (3) 6 Tabloid/Middle Market
5 (83)
Broadsheet
1 (17)
Daily Mail 3 (50)
Daily Express 2 (33)
Copers 4 (3) 4 Tabloid/Middle Market
4 (100)
Broadsheet
0 (0)
Daily Express 2 (50)
Individuals 3 (2) 3 Tabloid/Middle Market
3 (100)
Broadsheet
0 (0)
Daily Mirror 1 (33)
Daily Mail
1 (33)
Daily Express
1 (33)
Brave 2 (1) 2 Tabloid/Middle Market
2 (100)
Broadsheet
0 (0)
Daily Mirror 1 (50) Daily Star 1 (50)
Arthritics 1 (1) 1 Tabloid/Middle Market
0 (0)
Broadsheet
1 (100)
Telegraph 1 (100)
  1. *Percentage calculated where total number of articles analysed n = 147