In quantitative research, we looked at the rate of falls numerically before and after the implementation of a program. In qualitative research, if you were interested in study the impact of falls on the patient’s quality of life, you could obtain this information through personal interviews. The unit of measurement would be the words that the patient uses, and a qualitative method would be used to analyze this data.
Give a different example of qualitative research design. How does qualitative research improve quality of care and health outcomes?