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Table 1 Community themes emerging from qualitative data analysis displayed by data source frequency counts

From: Small town identity and history's contribution to a response in policy change: a case study of transition from coal to biomass energy conversion

Theme Source
Interview participants Consultant reports Newspaper articles Archival data Total
i) Traditions of resource-based industry congruent with producing and burning forest-based renewable fuels 19 8 15 2 44
ii) Historical linkages to a strong entrepreneurial ethic 15 3 7 2 27
iii) Community members' recognition of AGS's multifaceted role in the community 17 4 6 0 27
iv) A strong community spirit and desire to fight for their town 13 6 4 5 28
Total number of sources 20 16 46 26