Structural issues affecting mixed methods studies in health research: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{OCathain2009StructuralIA,
  title={Structural issues affecting mixed methods studies in health research: a qualitative study},
  author={Alicia O'Cathain and Jon P Nicholl and Elizabeth Murphy},
  booktitle={BMC medical research methodology},
  year={2009}
}
BackgroundHealth researchers undertake studies which combine qualitative and quantitative methods. Little attention has been paid to the structural issues affecting this mixed methods approach. We explored the facilitators and barriers to undertaking mixed methods studies in health research.MethodsFace-to-face semi-structured interviews with 20 researchers experienced in mixed methods research in health in the United Kingdom.ResultsStructural facilitators for undertaking mixed methods studies… CONTINUE READING

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