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Research Assessment Tools

The purpose of the quantitative and qualitative research assessment tools is to provide users with a quick and simple means to evaluate the quality of research studies. The research assessment tools describe the information that should be available in study reports and the key features of a high quality study design. When using tools, higher scores indicate higher quality research.

Quantitative Research Assessment Tool (PDF 46K)

Qualitative Research Assessment Tool (PDF 62K)

Resources

See the following for additional information on assessing the quality of research.