Quantitative research focuses more on the ability to complete statistical analysis. With quantitative studies, each respondent is asked to respond to the same questions: Surveys and questionnaires are the most common technique for collecting quantitative data.
Similarly one may ask, what is a qualitative study?
Qualitative Research is primarily exploratory research. It is used to gain an understanding of underlying reasons, opinions, and motivations. It provides insights into the problem or helps to develop ideas or hypotheses for potential quantitative research.
What is a qualitative laboratory test?
Drug testing codes in the Pathology and Laboratory chapter of the CPT® code book are defined as either qualitative or quantitative. A qualitative test tells you if a particular substance (analyte) is present in the specimen. A quantitative test tells you how much (the quantity) of an analyte is present.
What is the difference between a qualitative and quantitative study?
Qualitative v. Quantitative Data. There are two general types of data. Quantitative data is information about quantities; that is, information that can be measured and written down with numbers. Here's a quick look at the difference between qualitative and quantitative data.