October 10, 2019 The BMS lab

Qualitative research

An important tool within the domain of health studies is the use of qualitative research. Health related studies often face the challenge of either having a very limited number of potential participants or wanting to know more of every participant, than is possible using quantitative measures. Thus, there is the need to gather more data on a limited sample. Interviews are perfect for this and are commonly used. Important tools for the interviewer are recording equipment and transcription software.


Interviews form an integral part of the social sciences and health studies in particular. They allow the researcher to get a more in-depth view of …
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