The following 10 questions is to help you make sense of qualitative research
Three broad issues need to be considered when appraising the report of qualitative research:
● Rigour : has a through and appreciate approach been applied to key research methods in the study .
● Credibility : are the findings well presented and meaningful ?
● Relevance : how useful are tge findings to you and your organisation.
# Screening Question :
1- Was there a clear statement of the aims of the research ?
2- Is a qualitative methodology appropriate?
# Detailed Question :
3- Was the research design appropriate to address the aims of the research ?
4- Was the recruitment strategy appropriate to the aims of the research ?
5- Were the data collected in a way that addressed the research issue ?
6- Has the relationship between resea4cher and participants been adequately considered?
7- Have ethical issues been taken into consideration?
8- Was the data analysis sufficient rigorous?
9- Is there a clear statement of findings ?
10- How valuable is the research ?
The 10 Questions developed by the national CASP collaboration for qualitative methodology – Public Health Resource unit 2006