Quantitative data collection and study validity

Osborne, Sonya ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2826-0627 and Schneider, Zevia (2013) Quantitative data collection and study validity. In: Nursing and midwifery research: methods and appraisal for evidence-based practice. Mosby Elsevier, Australia, pp. 200-217.


The quality of data collection methods selected and the integrity of the data collected are integral to the; quantitative success of a study. This chapter focuses on data collection and study validity. After reading the chapter, readers should be able to define types of data collection methods in quantitative research; list advantages and disadvantages of each method; discuss factors related to internal and external validity; critically evaluate data collection methods and discuss the need to operationalise variables of interest for data collection.

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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2021 04:58
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Uncontrolled Keywords: data collection methods; quantitative research
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1110 Nursing > 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4205 Nursing > 420599 Nursing not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/42980

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