QUANTITATIVE DATA

Quantitative data is data that can be expressed and analyzed numerically.

QUALE

The quality determined the sensation or perception of a mental experience and allows distinction from other experiences. For example, think of the differences...

QUARTILE DEVIATION

A measure of dispersion. The deviation is described as half the distance between the first and third quartiles.

QUANTITATIVE EVALUATION

An evaluation method that yields numerical assessments garnered from formal methods of data collection. It provides answers to already designed objectives.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

A system of evaluating health care services with the goal of improving their quality. It involves findings for effectiveness, adequacy of diagnostic evaluation,...

QUARTIMAX ROTATION

As used in factor analysis, a perpendicular rotation maximizing the variance across the rows of the matrix.

QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

An experiment in which participants are assigned to either control groups or experimental groups in a non-random manner.

QUASI-CONTROL SUBJECTS

Participants in a research project who are asked for their view regarding the context of the conduct of the research and to give their...

QUASI-F RATIO

An F ratio that is formed by using an error mean square.

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

An approach to science that does not use numerical data when analyzing observations.

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