2 Qualitative Data Analysis Techniques Qualitative data gathered through an open-ended interview and focus group discussion was transcribed

2 Qualitative Data Analysis Techniques
Qualitative data gathered through an open-ended interview and focus group discussion was transcribed, classified and categorized. The categorized data were enrolled under thematic areas and presented in narrative form. To additional enrich and enhance further information to collect. Qualitative data were used parallel, analyzed and triangulated with the quantitative data. The above gathered qualitative data like attitudinal, socio cultural issues; views and overall quantitative data are organized in this way

Table 3.2 Summary of Data Gathering Tools
Objectives Approaches Data Gathering Instrument Participants
Qualitative
Quantitative
To investigate the overall current practices of solid waste management ? ? Questionnaire, Interview and FGD Residents, Leaders, SBW, health extension workers, hospital and health center managers
To assess the challenges of leadership in solid waste management in the study area ? ? Questionnaire, Interview and
F GD Residents, Leaders, SBW, health extension workers, hospital and health center managers
To explore stakeholders participation in solid waste management ? ? Questionnaire, Interview and
F GD Residents, Leaders, SBW, health extension workers, hospital and health center managers
To identify availability of infrastructure related with solid waste
? ? Questionnaire, Interview and
F GD Residents, Leaders, SBW, health extension workers, hospital and health center managers

3.8. Data Presentation
The data was analyzed and interpreted and finally presented through figures and tables.
The qualitative data was also presented in narrative form.
3.9 Validity of the Instrument