QUALITATIVE DATA By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Data that is not expressed quantitatively, or numerically. Descriptions of emotional reactions are expressed in qualitative terms. QUALITATIVE DATA: "Qualitative data requires characterization on the part of the subject." Related Psychology Terms QUANTITATIVE DATA SCORE 1 QUALITATIVE VERSUS QUANTITATIVE DIFFERENCES METHODOLOGICAL TRIANGULATION LIKELIHOOD PRINCIPLE FUNCTIONAL JOB ANALYSIS (FJA) GRADE EQUIVALENT GRADE SCALE LOGISTIC FUNCTION CATEGORICAL DATA Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "QUALITATIVE DATA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/qualitative-data/ (accessed November 20, 2017).