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Occupational Therapy

Gudielines for a Mixed Methods Article

With Mixed-Methods research, you will need to follow the same organizational pattern or main headings of Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Results, Discussion and Conclusion. Each piece of your methodology, results and discussion may have both quantitative and qualitative information. When writing about quantitative aspects of your study, please use the "guidelines for quantitative article."

When writing about qualitative aspects of your study, please use the "guidelines for the qualitative article." In general: 

  • If your study is explanatory in nature. follow the guidelines for the quantitative study and provide quantitative data first, followed by qualitative data. 
  • In your study is exploratory in nature, follow the guidelines for the qualitative study and present qualitative data first followed by quantitative data.