QUALITATIVE VERSUS QUANTITATIVE DIFFERENCES

The difference between the type or kind of data (qualitative) versus the amount or rate (quantitative) and which is more effective and reaching a...

QUACK 1

A slang term for anyone who represents their ability or training in a health field regarding diagnosis and treatment. Also the description of...

Q-TECHNIQUE FACTOR ANALYSIS

Also referred to as inverse factor analysis, Q-technique factor analysis consists of analyzing the factors of the subject by correlating with other people on...

QUANTUM

In physics, a unit of radiant energy. 2. The minimum amount of neurotransmitter released by a neuron at a given time (in...

QUEER

Generally regarded as a pejorative, it is a slang term referencing gays and lesbian.. In its more benign use, it describes anything that...

QUALITY CIRCLE

A quality circle consists of a group of employees gathered together and tasked with improvement in quality and reduction of costs in performance of...

QUALITY OF WORKLIFE (QWL)

An area of research and implementation of policies designed to enhance employee's work motivation, commitment and job satisfaction. Quality of life issues are...

QUARTILE

Breaking down of scores into blocks each representing 25 percent of total scores. For example, the lowest 25 %, the next 26 to...

QUADRIPARESIS

A result of the loss of motor nerve function. A partial paralysis or weakness in all four limbs.

QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI (QTL)

Points on the genome that contain genes that contribute to any variation in a give trait.

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