Qualitative research: data analysis techniques

Prof Nurse. 1999 May;14(8):531-3.


Qualitative data usually consist of the words or actions of participants. These data can be difficult to condense and organise without losing their meaning. Analysis of qualitative data requires considerable creativity on the part of the researcher.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Bias
  • Data Interpretation, Statistical*
  • Humans
  • Nursing Methodology Research / methods*
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Research Design*
  • Research Personnel / psychology
  • Semantics