Advocating mixed-methods approaches in health research

Authors: MacKenzie Bryers, H., Van Teijlingen, E. and Pitchforth, E.

Journal: Nepal Journal of Epidemiology

Volume: 4

Issue: 5

Pages: 417-422

eISSN: 2091-0800

DOI: 10.3126/nje.v4i5.12018

Abstract:

This methods paper provides researchers in Nepal with a broad overview of the practical and philosophical aspects of mixed-methods research. The three authors have a wide-ranging expertise in planning and conducting mixed-methods studies. The paper outlines the different paradigms or philosophies underlying quantitative and qualitative methods and some of the on-going debates about mixed-methods. The paper further highlights a number of practical issues, such as (a) the particular mix and order of quantitative and qualitative methods; (b) the way of integrating methods from different philosophical stance; and (c) how to synthesise mixed-methods findings.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/21677/

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Preferred by: Edwin van Teijlingen

Advocating mixed-methods approaches in health research

Authors: MacKenzie Bryers, H., van Teijlingen, E. and Pitchforth, E.

Journal: Nepal Journal of Epidemiology

Volume: 4

Issue: 5

Pages: 417-422

ISSN: 2091-0800

Abstract:

This methods paper provides researchers in Nepal with a broad overview of the practical and philosophical aspects of mixed-methods research. The three authors have a wide-ranging expertise in planning and conducting mixed-methods studies. The paper outlines the different paradigms or philosophies underlying quantitative and qualitative methods and some of the on-going debates about mixed-methods. The paper further highlights a number of practical issues, such as (a) the particular mix and order of quantitative and qualitative methods; (b) the way of integrating methods from different philosophical stance; and (c) how to synthesise mixed-methods findings.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/21677/

Source: BURO EPrints