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Qualitative Research

"Qualitative Research" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Qualitative Research" by people in this website by year, and whether "Qualitative Research" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 286 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 30 publications in 2017
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