TABLE 1.

Analysis Plan for Semistructured Interview Responses of Participants Who Were Asked About Their Organization’s Response to Rumors During the 2014–2016 Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

Interview TopicsAnalytic Questions
Ebola virus disease responder background and experience

MICRO1: What is the background of this participant?MICRO: What perspective does this participant have regarding rumors? MACRO2: How does this participant’s background correspond to her perception of rumors?

General organizational approach to rumorsMACRO: What is the range of organizational approaches to rumors?
Organizational response to specific rumorsMACRO: What is the range of organizational responses to specific rumors?
  • 1 Refers to analytic questions that focus on the individual participant.

  • 2 Refers to analytic questions that focus on trends amongst all participants.