Quantitative research

Definition: Quantitative research encompasses a diverse range of methods to systematically investigate a range of phenomena via the use of numerical data which can be analysed with statistics.

Related terms: Measuring, <a href='/glossary/qualitative-research/'>Qualitative research</a>, Sample size, <a href='/glossary/statistical-power/'>Statistical power</a>, Statistics

Reference: Goertzen (2017)

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