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Quantitative research investigates phenomena that can be quantified with number or statistics resulting from a formal measurement. Quantitative literature generally includes multiple tables, figures and charts and involves experimentation, surveys, or questionnaires in the context of a large, randomly selected group. Quantitative research involves a rigorous and controlled design.
Quantitative Research Methods & Data
The title and/or abstract of an article may provide information about the research method as well as examining the methods section of the article.
What to look for in Quantitative Research:
Here are some main features to examine when determining if an article is quantitative. They may appear in the abstract, or you may need to skim the text of the article to find them.
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Adapted from the John. M. Pfau Library