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Advocating mixed-methods approaches in health research.

MacKenzie Bryers, H., van Teijlingen, E. and Pitchforth, E., 2014. Advocating mixed-methods approaches in health research. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 4 (5), 417 - 422.

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DOI: 10.3126/nje.v4i5.12018


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.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Methodology ; iMulti-method approaches, ; Quantitative research; ; Qualitative research;
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:21677
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:09 Feb 2015 11:59
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 13:50


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