Analysis and use of qualitative data.

  title={Analysis and use of qualitative data.},
  author={Souraya Sidani and Lee B Sechrest},
  journal={NIDA research monograph},
Questions indicate gaps in knowledge about a phenomenon; “they point either to problematic phenomena, observed events that are puzzling in terms of currently accepted ideas, or problematic theories, current ideas that are challenged by new hypotheses” (Brewer and Hunter 1989, p. 55). Lack of adequate knowledge creates ambiguity or uncertainty that limits… CONTINUE READING