Questionnaires and qualitative research

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe steps an investigator can take to ensure that questionnaires and interviews are as valid and reproducible as possible
  • Define open-ended questions and closed-ended questions and devise several examples of both types of questions
  • Identify desirable question elements as well as pitfalls to avoid
  • Design a one-page instrument that is easy to read, easy to understand, and suitable for data entry.

Written by:

Miriam Kuppermann

Biography :

Miriam Kuppermann is a professor at the School of Medicine, UCSF.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
BMJ and UCSF 4 credits, 4:00 hours The BMJ and UCSF have assigned 4 hours of credit to this module.

Release date

03 Feb 2016

Last updated

03 Feb 2016