|Methods include focus groups, unstructured or in-depth interviews, and reviews of documents for types of themes||Surveys, structured interviews, measurements & observations, and reviews of records or documents for numeric or quantifiable information|
|Primarily inductive process used to formulate theory or hypotheses||Primarily deductive process used to test pre-specified concepts, constructs, and hypotheses that make up a theory|
|More subjective: describes a problem or condition from the point of view of those experiencing it||More objective: provides observed effects (interpreted by researchers) of a program on a problem or condition|
|More in-depth information on a few cases||Less in-depth but more breadth of information across a large number of cases|
|Unstructured or semi-structured response options||Fixed response options, measurements, or observations|
|No statistical tests||Statistical tests are used for analysis|
|Less generalizable||More generalizable|
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