The CRAAMP test is a valuable tool for helping you determine if an article you are reading is credible and a good fit to use as a source for your research paper. As you read, pay attention to the 6 following criteria.
Use the template below to chart each of these criteria in the articles you use for your research paper.
Different types of studies are considered to have different levels of quality of evidence. The pyramid below shows the general ranking of studies by the quality of evidence they are anticipated to contain.
Adapted from Walden University's Evidence-Based Practice Research: Levels of Evidence Pyramid