Edward H. Livingston
are based on observations and interviews with individuals. Qualitative studies discover, interpret, and describe rather than test and evaluate. Mixed-methods studies are included in this category that combine quantitative and qualitative designs in a sequential or concurrent manner.
Qualitative studies should be reported using Standards for Reporting Qualitative Research (SRQR) reporting guidelines or Consolidated Criteria for Reporting Qualitative Research (COREQ) reporting guidelines....