Using Mixed-methods Research in Health & Education in Nepal

Authors

  • Preeti Mahato PhD student, Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health, Bournemouth University
  • Caterine Angell Principal Academic in Midwifery, Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health, Bournemouth University
  • Edwin van Teijlingen Professor of Reproductive Health Research, Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health, Bournemouth University, UK & Visiting Professor, Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences, affiliated with Tribhuvan University
  • Padam P Simkhada Professor & Associate Dean, Liverpool John Moores University & Visiting Professor, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences, affiliated with Tribhuvan University

Keywords:

high low income countries, health promotion, childbirth, multi-methods, maternity care

Abstract

In the areas of health promotion and health education, mixed-methods research approach has become widely used. In mixed-methods research, also called multi-methods research, the researchers combine quantitative and qualitative research designs in a single study. This paper introduces the mixed-methods approach for use in research in health education. To illustrate this pragmatic research approach we are including an example of mixed-methods research as applied in Nepalese research.

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Published

2018-11-25

How to Cite

Mahato , P. ., Angell , C. ., Teijlingen , E. van ., & Simkhada , P. P. . (2018). Using Mixed-methods Research in Health & Education in Nepal . Journal of Health Promotion, 6(1), 45–48. Retrieved from http://nepalhean.org/journal/index.php/jhp/article/view/17