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Table 3 Categories of analysis and main results for patients and health professionals

From: A qualitative study on the role of cultural background in patients' perspectives on rehabilitation

Categories: Sub-categories:
A. management of back pain • previous management of back pain
• cause and meaning of back pain
• rehabilitation by activity and exercise
B. function-centered rehabilitation • patient expectations of treatment
• patients' coping strategies
• patients' assessment of treatment
C. goals of rehabilitation • goals of patients' and health professionals'
• return to work
D. communication • language barriers
• talking at across purposes
E. family • family support
• differences of family support between women and men
F. barriers to rehabilitation • psychological aspects
• financial concerns