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Mixed Research Design

Ms. Elizabeth Rani, Mrs. Geetha Jithin, Ms. Jelish Sharma Phurailatpam, Prof. K. Radhika, I. Clement


Mixed methods research is systematic, theoretical, analysis of the method for conducting research that includes  collecting data, analysis, interpretation  of data  and also integrating qualitative and quantitative data grounded by a certain  principles. This approach to research is used when this integration provides a better understanding of the research problem than either of each alone the field of mixed methods has only explored a research problem. Mixed methods research was originated in social sciences and has recently expanded into the health and medical sciences including fields such as nursing, family medicine, social work, mental health, pharmacy, allied health, and others. In the last decade, its procedures have been developed and refined to suit a wide variety of research questions 

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