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Table 2 Main results of subcategories, categories and the core category

From: “I have surly passed a limit, it is simply too much”: women’s and men’s experiences of stress and wellbeing when living within a process of housework resignation

Respondents gender Subcategories Categories Core category
Men Living with stereotypical masculinities Gender practices in housework  
Women Living with the burden of domestic work
Men Feelings of stress from stereotypical masculinities Experiencing health and illness Living within a process of housework resignation
Women Household obstacles to women’s health
Women, Men Escaping  
Women Searching for strength Managing daily life
Women, Men Challenging stereotypical masculinities