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Table 2 Conversion from qualitative quotes into quantitative items

From: Cinemeducation in medicine: a mixed methods study on students’ motivations and benefits

Qualitative Quote Qualitative Code Quantitative Survey Item
And then I just said “Well, then you’ll go when you have time and when the film is good” – so if the film appeals to me and the topic comes up again [...], then the discussion will also be interesting afterwards. – B4, other health professional students, focus group Interest in film … have an interest in the film.
Just to meet people, to see what’s interesting. – B2, organising committee, focus group Interest in getting to know other medical students … want to meet other medical students.
I think that [...] then the part why you really attend begins. Because I could watch the film [...] at home, too. But I go there to listen to the opinion of the experts. In other words, that’s when the really important part comes, which in my opinion is [...] already too short. – B6, other health professional students, focus group Interest in discussion … have an interest in the discussion.
There is [...] often the possibility that we [...] often have experts from LMU or TU (Technical University of Munich) there. [...] It is often the case that after the discussion [...] students go back to the doctors and ask questions, and I think this sometimes leads to a doctoral thesis. [...] By talking to someone in person, [...] it is always something different than when you write an email. [...] This sometimes creates opportunities that you wouldn’t necessarily have otherwise. – B2, organising committee, focus group Establishing contacts, getting to know people … want to network.