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Robinson, Elizabeth T.

Qualitative Methods in Public Health: A Field Guide for Applied Research

Robinson, Elizabeth T. - Qualitative Methods in Public Health: A Field Guide for Applied Research, ebook

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Qualitative Methods in Public Health is a comprehensive resource that presents practical strategies and methods for using qualitative research and includes the basic logic and rationale for making qualitative research decisions. This important book outlines the complexities, advantages, and limitations of qualitative methods and offers information and step-by-step procedures for every phase of research¾from theory to study design, data collection, analysis, interpretation, writing, and dissemination. Written for faculty, students, and practitioners in public health research, promotion, and education Qualitative Methods in Public Health will help those with prior research experience expand their repertoire to include qualitative methods.  The book also contains up-to-date illustrations from a  wealth of topics such as reproductive choice, sexual risk and protection, gender relations, and other areas critical to understanding population, health, and disease. Qualitative Methods in Public Health includes 
  • Examples of mixed qualitative-quantitative research design
  • Guidelines for discussions, sample budgets, and caveats for planning and implementing focus groups
  • Sample agenda for training interviewers 
  • A summary of needed critical appraisal skills
  • Tips on where to publish the results
  • Sample brochure to share qualitative study findings with participating communities
  • A comprehensive index

Keywords: MEDICAL / Public Health MED078000

Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2004
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
352 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118429471
Printed ISBN
9780787976347

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