Qualitative Sampling Methods

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Qualitative sampling methods differ from quantitative sampling methods. It is important that one understands those differences, as well as, appropriate qualitative sampling techniques. Appropriate sampling choices enhance the rigor of qualitative research studies. These types of sampling strategies are presented, along with the pros and cons of each. Sample size and data saturation are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)579-581
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Human Lactation
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 2020


  • breastfeeding
  • qualitative methods
  • sampling
  • sampling methods

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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