quantitative research

Evidence for success: the guide to getting evidence and using it

Guide that responds to a demand amongst third sector organisations for guidance on how to use evidence to influence policyand practice. In summer 2013, the KTN conducted an online survey amongst a range of organisations across Scotland to better understand how they currently generate and use evidence.

Young Digital

Web resource for anyone with an interest in using digital media for research, consultation or participation activities with children and young people.

It contains information and advice about:

  • the technical aspects of using digital media in research with children
  • some of the methods that are available
  • ethical issues and how to deal with them
  • analysis and dissemination with digital media
  • involving young people as co-producers.

SCIE report 3: using evidence from diverse research designs

This report provides a number of examples of research that are deliberately or inadvertently developing methods for synthesising evidence from diverse sources. It is a part of a larger SCIE programme of work focused on using knowledge in social care. It provides a partial picture of methodological work synthesising evidence from research using diverse research designs. It looks at work both on the synthesis of qualitative evidence and on the synthesis of qualitative and quantitative evidence.

Drinking repertoires and habits amongst 15-17s: an integrated complementary qualitative and quantitative understanding

Study of the the incidence and frequency of drinking in the 15 to 17 age group, and the motivations and occasions for drinking, including the role availability of alcohol through different channels plays.

Safe and secure homes for our most vulnerable children: analysis of the consultation on the Adoption Bill

This report on the consultation "Safe and secure homes for our most vulnerable children" accompanies Insight 30 and provides a robust analysis of all responses using both quantitative and qualitative analytical approaches.

Customer baseline study of older people : final report

Report of a study which sought people's views of existing health and social care services in Moray with a view to establishing a baseline of service user satisfaction levels against which future changes to services can be measured.

Evaluating Crannog

Report setting out the findings of an evaluation of the Crannog service in Dumfries and Galloway whose object is to provide support to young people who are either often excluded from school or at risk of exclusion.

Secure accommodation statistics 2006-07

Scottish Government publication that presents statistics on secure accommodation in Scotland including capacity, usage, costs, staffing and the young people admitted and discharged.

Children looked after statistics 2006-07

This Scottish Government publication contains statistics on children who were looked after by or eligible for aftercare support from local authorities between 1 April 2006 and 31 March 2007.