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Quantitative research in paramedic practice: an overview

Jayne Cutter

The Paramedics Guide to Research: An Introduction, Volume: 1

Swansea University Author: Jayne Cutter

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This chapter prvides a broad overview of quantitative research from getting started to completion. It is aimed at increasing understanding of the quantittaive research process and will help the reader understand how to formualte a research question, select a representative sample and determine the m...

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Published in: The Paramedics Guide to Research: An Introduction
Published: Maidenhead Open University Press 2011
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa12047
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Abstract: This chapter prvides a broad overview of quantitative research from getting started to completion. It is aimed at increasing understanding of the quantittaive research process and will help the reader understand how to formualte a research question, select a representative sample and determine the most appropriate research approach. It alos incorporates an introduction to basic descriptive and inferential statistical tests.
Keywords: quantitative; reliability; validity; sampling rigour; statistics
College: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences