Revisiting the Quantitative-Qualitative Debate: Implications for Mixed-Methods Research

@article{Sale2002RevisitingTQ,
  title={Revisiting the Quantitative-Qualitative Debate: Implications for Mixed-Methods Research},
  author={J. E. Sale and L. Lohfeld and K. Brazil},
  journal={Quality and Quantity},
  year={2002},
  volume={36},
  pages={43-53}
}
  • J. E. Sale, L. Lohfeld, K. Brazil
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine, Mathematics
  • Quality and Quantity
  • Health care research includes many studies that combine quantitative and qualitative methods. In this paper, we revisit the quantitative-qualitative debate and review the arguments for and against using mixed-methods. In addition, we discuss the implications stemming from our view, that the paradigms upon which the methods are based have a different view of reality and therefore a different view of the phenomenon under study. Because the two paradigms do not study the same phenomena… CONTINUE READING

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