Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Culture: A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Community-Based Participatory Research: Collaborative process of research involving researchers and community representatives.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Cultural Characteristics: Those aspects or characteristics which identify a culture.Perception: The process by which the nature and meaning of sensory stimuli are recognized and interpreted.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Professional-Patient Relations: Interactions between health personnel and patients.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Attitude: An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Communication Barriers: Those factors, such as language or sociocultural relationships, which interfere in the meaningful interpretation and transmission of ideas between individuals or groups.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Patient Participation: Patient involvement in the decision-making process in matters pertaining to health.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Consumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Cultural Competency: Cultural and linguistic competence is a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. Competence implies the capacity to function effectively as an individual and an organization within the context of the cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and their communities.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Motivation: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.Tape Recording: Recording of information on magnetic or punched paper tape.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Patients: Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.United StatesGeneral Practitioners: Physicians whose practice is not restricted to a specific field of MEDICINE.Trust: Confidence in or reliance on a person or thing.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Cultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)Appalachian Region: A geographical area of the United States with no definite boundaries but comprising northeastern Alabama, northwestern Georgia, northwestern South Carolina, western North Carolina, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, western Virginia, West Virginia, western Maryland, southwestern Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, and southern New York.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Stereotyping: An oversimplified perception or conception especially of persons, social groups, etc.Community Health Workers: Persons trained to assist professional health personnel in communicating with residents in the community concerning needs and availability of health services.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Information Services: Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Social Stigma: A perceived attribute that is deeply discrediting and is considered to be a violation of social norms.Caregivers: Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.Privacy: The state of being free from intrusion or disturbance in one's private life or affairs. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993)Health Communication: The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.Self Care: Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Hispanic Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.Nursing Methodology Research: Research carried out by nurses concerning techniques and methods to implement projects and to document information, including methods of interviewing patients, collecting data, and forming inferences. The concept includes exploration of methodological issues such as human subjectivity and human experience.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Confidentiality: The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.Psychometrics: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Medicine, African Traditional: A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the African peoples. It includes treatment by medicinal plants and other materia medica as well as by the ministrations of diviners, medicine men, witch doctors, and sorcerers.Administrative Personnel: Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.Adaptation, Psychological: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Attitude to Computers: The attitude and behavior associated with an individual using the computer.Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)Uganda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Anecdotes as Topic: Brief accounts or narratives of an incident or event.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Great BritainUrban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Faculty: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.Prejudice: A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.Midwifery: The practice of assisting women in childbirth.Social Perception: The perceiving of attributes, characteristics, and behaviors of one's associates or social groups.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Community Networks: Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.Medicine, Traditional: Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.Women: Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Tanzania: A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.Power (Psychology): The exertion of a strong influence or control over others in a variety of settings--administrative, social, academic, etc.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Nurses: Professionals qualified by graduation from an accredited school of nursing and by passage of a national licensing examination to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.Kenya: A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.Oceanic Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Group Processes: The procedures through which a group approaches, attacks, and solves a common problem.Continuity of Patient Care: Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.New South Wales: A state in southeastern Australia. Its capital is Sydney. It was discovered by Captain Cook in 1770 and first settled at Botany Bay by marines and convicts in 1788. It was named by Captain Cook who thought its coastline resembled that of South Wales. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p840 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p377)Peer Group: Group composed of associates of same species, approximately the same age, and usually of similar rank or social status.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Masculinity: Male-associated sex-specific social roles and behaviors unrelated to biologic function.KansasSocial Values: Abstract standards or empirical variables in social life which are believed to be important and/or desirable.Cross-Cultural Comparison: Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.Feasibility Studies: Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.VietnamCounseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.Ethics, Professional: The principles of proper conduct concerning the rights and duties of the professional, relations with patients or consumers and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the professional and interpersonal relations with patient or consumer families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Ghana: A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.Nurse-Patient Relations: Interaction between the patient and nurse.Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.Patient-Centered Care: Design of patient care wherein institutional resources and personnel are organized around patients rather than around specialized departments. (From Hospitals 1993 Feb 5;67(3):14)Patient Care Team: Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Leadership: The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.Patient Preference: Individual's expression of desirability or value of one course of action, outcome, or selection in contrast to others.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Men: Human males as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.Gender Identity: A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role.Taboo: Any negative tradition or behavior that is generally regarded as harmful to social welfare and forbidden within a cultural or social group.South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.Anthropology, Cultural: It is the study of social phenomena which characterize the learned, shared, and transmitted social activities of particular ethnic groups with focus on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.Religion: A set of beliefs concerning the nature, cause, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency. It usually involves devotional and ritual observances and often a moral code for the conduct of human affairs. (Random House Collegiate Dictionary, rev. ed.)Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Professional Competence: The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.Emigrants and Immigrants: People who leave their place of residence in one country and settle in a different country.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Process Assessment (Health Care): An evaluation procedure that focuses on how care is delivered, based on the premise that there are standards of performance for activities undertaken in delivering patient care, in which the specific actions taken, events occurring, and human interactions are compared with accepted standards.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Social Work: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.Transgendered Persons: Persons having a sense of persistent identification with, and expression of, gender-coded behaviors not typically associated with one's anatomical sex at birth, and with or without a desire to undergo SEX REASSIGNMENT PROCEDURES.Informed Consent: Voluntary authorization, by a patient or research subject, with full comprehension of the risks involved, for diagnostic or investigative procedures, and for medical and surgical treatment.Adolescent Psychology: Field of psychology concerned with the normal and abnormal behavior of adolescents. It includes mental processes as well as observable responses.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.North CarolinaPhysicians, Primary Care: Providers of initial care for patients. These PHYSICIANS refer patients when appropriate for secondary or specialist care.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Sexual Behavior: Sexual activities of humans.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Professional-Family Relations: The interactions between the professional person and the family.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Pamphlets: Printed publications usually having a format with no binding and no cover and having fewer than some set number of pages. They are often devoted to a single subject.Evidence-Based Medicine: An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Sex Education: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.Sexism: Prejudice or discrimination based on gender or behavior or attitudes that foster stereotyped social roles based on gender.Self Efficacy: Cognitive mechanism based on expectations or beliefs about one's ability to perform actions necessary to produce a given effect. It is also a theoretical component of behavior change in various therapeutic treatments. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
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- Like in-person focus groups, online groups are usually limited to 8-10 participants. (wikipedia.org)
- A new emerging type of online focus group is one where there are only single participants, with no moderator (unmoderated online focus groups). (wikipedia.org)
- U.S. Patent No. 6,256,663 is summarized as 'System and Method For Conducting Focus Groups Using Remotely Located Participants Over A Computer Network. (wikipedia.org)
- Focus Group Participants Wanted - Register Now! (constantcontact.com)
- Focus groups are a qualitative research technique used to gather information about insights, feelings, expertise, and experiences from a small group, usually eight to 12 participants, who share a similar experience or background. (drexel.edu)
- Focus groups are different from one-on-one interviews and interviews in which individuals are interviewed in a group setting in that they emphasize interaction between participants as crucial to the process, enabling a fuller assessment of the group's perspective and experience. (drexel.edu)
- In the program planning process, researchers and program administrators can use a variety of focus groups to understand the language used by the participants to describe the topic in question, explore the breadth of opinion and anticipate concerns, and generate ideas that can be further tested. (drexel.edu)
- For participants from low-income and other marginalized communities, the group setting may provide participants with support from other group members that enables them to feel more comfortable in describing personal experiences or expressing critical views. (drexel.edu)
- Recruitment of participants for separate focus groups according to particular criteria (e.g. new TANF recipients versus those who have received TANF for more than two years) allows researchers to compare differences in opinions and experiences among subgroups in the population of interest. (drexel.edu)
- Sixteen focus group discussions (FGDs) were organised in four districts representing different regions in Vietnam and consisting of men and women, TB patients and non-TB participants. (repec.org)
- PARTICIPANTS: Fifty-two focus groups were conducted with 414 patients from 5 geographically diverse ophthalmic and optometric sites to identify the content area of a questionnaire for use among persons with myopia and hyperopia. (rand.org)
- Adolescent participants in this study will be assigned to one of three 2-hour focus group sessions, each at a different site. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Using findings from the study, the Center for Devices and Radiological Health developed for further testing two prototype, composite tables with the characteristics the focus group participants favored for uniform contraceptive labeling. (cdc.gov)
- The online discussion groups will take place over a three-day period, during which participants will be exposed to strategic messaging approaches and asked to "blog" their responses. (fda.gov)
- In the model proposed in this guide, focus group participants are selected on the basis of criteria that ensure the life setting under study is well represented. (inspq.qc.ca)
- Several focus group sessions may be needed to enable all potential participants to take part in the discussions. (inspq.qc.ca)
- Rather than using large numbers of questionnaires, a focus group works with a small number of participants for in-depth research. (marketingdonut.co.uk)
- OpinionPond™ can also deliver respondents at less cost than recruiting the same number of participants for a focus group project. (greenbook.org)
- Mattel is currently looking for participants in a focus group on January 25, 2018 at 9 a.m. in their El Segundo, CA location. (babycenter.com)
- Allow observers to watch live online focus groups where they can see group interactions and collaborate behind the scenes without being seen by participants. (focusvision.com)
- Focus groups let participants react to information in a semi-structured environment. (ufl.edu)
- The objective is to gain the most detailed insight possible regarding the opinions of focus group participants in a short period of time. (ufl.edu)
- Each focus group consisted of between 7 and 10 participants and lasted for about 90 minutes. (ufl.edu)
- These groups were designed to get participants to think about and discuss in-depth the how, when, where, how-often, and why behind their decisions whether or not to purchase seafood. (ufl.edu)
- Practical approaches to determining the appropriate use of focus group studies, design options, developing questions, recruiting participants, moderating skills, and analyzing and reporting results are emphasized. (umn.edu)
- This study explores sense-making about climate engineering among lay focus group participants in Japan, New Zealand, the USA and Sweden. (diva-portal.org)
- In total, 23 qualitative focus group interviews of 136 participants were conducted. (diva-portal.org)
- The analyses considered sense-making strategies and heuristics among the focus group participants and identified commonalities and variations in the data, exploring participants' initial and spontaneous reactions to climate engineering and to several recurrent arguments that feature in scientific and public debate (e.g. climate emergency). (diva-portal.org)
- Focus groups have also been indicated as useful for evaluating federal and state policies and demonstrations, as the focus group methodology can generate answers to a wide variety of questions that can be difficult to address in time- and resource-limited environments. (drexel.edu)
- This is in contrast to the focus group methodology which consists of a facilitated discussion between a professional moderator and a panel of respondents (typically, 8 to 10). (greenbook.org)
- however, the choice of methodology always depends on the objectives of the research, and we still use focus groups for many engagements. (greenbook.org)
- The remainder of this document will outline the methodology used and the present the key findings of the focus group study. (ufl.edu)
- To utilize focus groups to garner reactions (perceptions, opinions, beliefs, and attitudes) and preferences from women about the format and content of the two different model contraceptive efficacy tables. (cdc.gov)
- This approach guarantees that the groups provide a wide range of viewpoints and perceptions, and can thus help to shed light on the different opinions and degree of consensus that exist on a given topic, such as the feeling of safety in a regional county municipality (RCM) or a municipality. (inspq.qc.ca)
- In safety diagnoses, focus groups are used primarily to gather the opinions and perceptions of a population about the following safety-related topics: the safety of a particular life setting, the feeling of safety, and problems that cause concern, be they disorder, incivility, crime or victimization. (inspq.qc.ca)
- Outcomes of Camping: Perceptions from Camper Focus Groups. (ed.gov)
- As an initial step in this research project, focus groups were conducted in Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties to gain insight into seafood consumption patterns and perceptions and to facilitate the construction of a detailed telephone summary. (ufl.edu)
- Focus group research is not used to collect large amounts of data, but as an input into a deeper understanding of consumer tastes and perceptions. (ufl.edu)
- A moderator invites pre-screened, qualified respondents who represent the target of interest to log on to conferencing software at a pre-arranged time and to take part in an online focus group. (wikipedia.org)
- In the best discussions, as with face to face groups, respondents interact with each other as well as the moderator in real time to generate deeper insights about the topic. (wikipedia.org)
- In addition to the savings on travel, online focus groups often can be accomplished faster than traditional groups because respondents are recruited from online panel members who are often qualified to match research criteria. (wikipedia.org)
- Respondents in all three types of groups indicated that purchasing and wearing glasses should be delayed in children with early myopia and might be harmful. (aao.org)
- Sixty youth ages 12-17 who have never tried tobacco products will be grouped into four online discussion groups of 15 respondents each based on age and self-reported "openness" to trying tobacco. (fda.gov)
- Qualitative research involves in-depth questioning of small groups of respondents. (marketingdonut.co.uk)
- Ensure that focus group sessions start on time and eliminate the need to troubleshoot tech issues for you or your respondents. (focusvision.com)
- Focus groups are a fast and effective way to elicit information and perspectives from a variety of key informants simultaneously. (drexel.edu)
- Focus groups were conducted to elicit parent and provider opinions. (aappublications.org)
- Elicit the opinions of several stakeholders or groups so as to gain a better grasp of the similarities and differences between their opinions. (inspq.qc.ca)
- g. understand how to write focus group findings. (routledge.com)
- The results corroborate the view that the research setting influences the findings production process in qualitative research, and might be the basis for a theory of online focus group techniques that can orient the researcher in choosing the online focus group technique best suited to his or her study aims and topics. (igi-global.com)
- This document, prepared for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), presents key findings and trends from a series of focus groups which RAND Europe conducted at a tri-Service level. (rand.org)
- Thirty percent of physical servers are sitting "comatose" according to research findings from Anthesis Group. (cxotoday.com)
- Focus groups provide insight into doctor-patient communications and can inform efforts to improve primary prevention in the clinical setting. (aappublications.org)
- Although its principal function is to provide information for parents concerning child development, injury prevention has become an important focus of anticipatory guidance. (aappublications.org)
- Services for prevention and treatment of drug abuse are an integral part of HIV prevention and treatment for these groups. (cdc.gov)
- Morry's Camp specifically serves low-income and at-risk New York City youth by providing a maintenance and prevention program focused on the camp community, youth development, and education. (ed.gov)
- The critical thing to understand about the opioid crisis is that it isn't a single catastrophic event like a terrible hurricane hitting a city," said Andrew Burki, chief public policy officer for the Hanley Foundation, a nonprofit focused on substance abuse treatment and prevention. (registerguard.com)
- Hingson, R.W. (2010) Focus on: College Drinking and Related Problems: Magnitude and Prevention of College Drinking and Related Problems. (scirp.org)
- The case study and focus group research addressed our questions about how healthcare system restructuring has affected work health and safety. (cdc.gov)
- Despite the fact that focus groups are an ideal research tool for studying and employing group communication in action, many research practitioners and scholars have missed the opportunity to utilize them to their maximum benefit. (routledge.com)
- This book helps readers of all stages of experience - including those with no background in focus group research to those practitioners with more focus group expertise - understand how a communication approach to focus groups takes advantage of this discipline's rich scholarship in group communication and discourse analysis. (routledge.com)
- An online focus group is one type of focus group, and is a sub-set of online research methods. (wikipedia.org)
- Online focus groups are appropriate for consumer research, business to business research and political research. (wikipedia.org)
- As with in-person groups, the skill of the moderator, the quality of the recruiting and the ability to tie the results to research objectives and business decisions is critical to the value of the research to the client. (wikipedia.org)
- This research brief describes focus groups and the settings in which they are used, their use in program development and evaluation, and some considerations for conducting effective focus group research. (drexel.edu)
- Focus groups originated as a form of market research that would provide quick, in-depth feedback regarding specific products and services. (drexel.edu)
- Beginning in the late 1980s, public health practitioners and other social scientists began using focus groups in order to supplement other qualitative research techniques in developing programs, policies, and interventions to promote health and wellbeing. (drexel.edu)
- During last night's presidential address before a joint session of Congress on the American Jobs Act , Democratic public opinion firm Hart Research Associates conducted the kind of interactive dial focus group popularized by Republican pollster Frank Luntz . (mediaite.com)
- According to Hart Research, the group was composed of "swing voters" who left the speech with a much more positive attitude toward President Obama's handling of the economy than they had going in. (mediaite.com)
- Workers to come to a research focus group to talk about recruitment and retention issues for a major employer of Social Workers. (communitycare.co.uk)
- The Neonatal Lung Injury & Pulmonary Hypertension Focus Group is a research group dedicated to improving the health of infants with pulmonary disease through innovative basic science, clinical, and translational research. (nationwidechildrens.org)
- Investigators in the Center for Perinatal Research and The Ohio State University, led by Dr. Jennifer Trittmann, have formed the Lung Injury and Pulmonary Hypertension Focus Group. (nationwidechildrens.org)
- Our group consists of 6 senior faculty and 3 junior faculty, and thus is an important mechanism for research training, resulting in manuscript publishing and grant proposal applications. (nationwidechildrens.org)
- Qualitative research technique consisting of a group interview conducted by a moderator in an e-environment, focused on a specific research topic. (igi-global.com)
- The company's clients include networks of hospitals and clinics, insurers, and research groups like the American Diabetes Association. (xconomy.com)
- With moderate complexity classification and a streamlined workflow, our Simplexa Direct Strep test could potentially benefit a large number of the many millions of people suspected of strep each year,' said Michelle Tabb, PhD, Vice President of Research and Development for Focus Diagnostics. (news-medical.net)
- The Volvo Group has been carrying out research into autonomous vehicles and the transport systems of the future for several years. (volvogroup.com)
- Saskatoon, SK, Canada - October 6, 2010 - itracks, the world-leading expert in online focus groups and patent holder for qualitative applications, today announced the release of a new qualitative research offering that simulates in-person focus groups by utilizing streaming video technology. (itracks.com)
- The itracks Video Focus Group application facilitates video streaming technology and provides advanced reporting for marketing and market research professionals. (itracks.com)
- Leading market research professionals and Fortune 500 companies recognize itracks' online applications as the most client-focused, reliable and flexible available. (itracks.com)
- Focus Groups are built on the concept of providing opportunities to network with field leaders, exposure for your research program, and to become a vital part of your research community. (controlledreleasesociety.org)
- OrDD focuses on research for the formulation and manufacturing of small molecule and biologic drugs to maximize their oral bioavailability. (controlledreleasesociety.org)
- Market research questionnaires, surveys and focus groups can be powerful tools for improving your understanding of your market and customers . (marketingdonut.co.uk)
- Another alternative is to use focus groups for market research. (marketingdonut.co.uk)
- This article explores the differences between social media research tools and traditional focus groups. (greenbook.org)
- Do social media research tools produce better results than traditional focus groups? (greenbook.org)
- Qualitative research consultants - focus group moderators specialized in conducting, managing, and analyzing focus group sessions with female and male homosexuals. (greenbook.org)
- While significant research has been conducted on seafood consumption, little of it has focused on the 55 and above age group, an age group with much potential to gain from the consumption of seafood. (ufl.edu)
- Focus groups are commonly used in marketing research. (ufl.edu)
- The power of focus group research is its ability to discover the motivations driving the purchasing behavior of target audience consumers. (ufl.edu)
- Focus groups as qualitative research. (francoangeli.it)
- Madison, WI-based Forward Health Group , which develops digital tools allowing clinicians to group together patients with similar diagnoses and other attributes, says the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved its PopulationManager software as a so-called "qualified registry" for 2017. (xconomy.com)
- Please turn to Page 2 for more on how to develop new hire training via your focus group. (brighthub.com)
- While the agency usually uses focus groups to develop new policies, experts following the DTC ad issue said the move will only act to delay the development of meaningful policy. (fdanews.com)
- In keeping with the goal of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to develop uniform contraceptive labeling, focus groups were conducted to determine a presentation format most useful to the consumer for contraceptive pregnancy rates. (cdc.gov)
- We'd like to put together a diverse group of people who can help us develop recommendations for managing marine fish resources in the western Strait," said Craig Burley, fish division manager for WDFW. (wa.gov)
- A trained staff member will pose questions from CTECs and Searle's Small Group Analysis questionnaire. (northwestern.edu)
- CONCLUSIONS: Using focus groups, the authors were able to identify content areas and aspects of visual functioning in persons with refractive error that are not measured by standard visual acuity testing in the clinic or by other vision-targeted, health-related quality of life instruments such as the 25- or 51-item National Eye Institute-Visual Functioning Questionnaire. (rand.org)
- 1.2 Focusing your evaluation 1.3 Words to live by Unit Two: Linking Program Development & Evaluation 2.1 Program objectives 2.2 Logic model 2.3 Creating an evaluation plan Summer Break Unit Three: Observations 3.1 Observations Unit Four: Interviews and Focus Groups 4.1 Interviews 4.2 Focus groups Unit Five: Questionnaires 5.1 Why use questionnaires? (scribd.com)
- Unit Three: Observations 3.1 Observations Unit Four: Interviews & Focus Groups 4.1 Interviews 4.2 Focus groups Unit Five: Questionnaires 5.1 Why use questionnaires? (scribd.com)
- With the integration of HIVQUAL activities into the National Quality Center (NQC) in August 2013, the scope of the Regional Groups expanded to foster participation of Part A and B grantees in previously established groups consisting of Part C and D grantees. (constantcontact.com)
- The scope of the Focus Group was to identify from the standardization viewpoint, within the competences of ITU-T, the impact of ICTs on Climate Change, in particular the reduction of ICT's own emissions over their entire lifecycle (direct impact), the mitigation that follows through the adoption of ICTs in other relevant sectors (indirect impact), and facilitating the monitoring of relevant climate parameters. (itu.int)
- CRS Focus Groups are international in scope and include members from industry, academia, and government, interested to exchange knowledge and ideas. (controlledreleasesociety.org)
- We found that, despite this study's wide geographical scope, heterogeneous focus group compositions, and the use of different moderators, common themes emerged. (diva-portal.org)
- Focus groups are often used in program development and design. (drexel.edu)
- The group was partisan by design, yet their dejection about politicians had a bipartisan cast. (latimes.com)
- So it seems to me, in that circumstance we're doing a real disservice to our national literature with the workshop and it really is exactly like a test screening for a motion picture or a focus group to talk about a new car design or a new detergent or something. (bigthink.com)
- My graduate level lighting design classes are small, focused, and critique based. (northwestern.edu)
- Sholar Group Architects approach totally integrates the client, design and construction from the beginning of the project to the end. (prweb.com)
- BBDD focuses on the bioinspired and biomimetic strategies for the design of advanced drug delivery systems. (controlledreleasesociety.org)
- NNDD focuses on integrative discussions in the field of nanomedicine and biomedical nanotechnology for the design of advanced drug delivery systems. (controlledreleasesociety.org)
- Together with a group of engineers and health coaches who are joining forces to re-design how behavioral services are provided to everyone, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, we are here to listen to you and learn from you. (eventbrite.com)
- A qualitative descriptive design with focus groups was used. (springer.com)
- As a result, this group will design and produce training resources for supporting the ELIXIR community, based on the standards and approaches established by the ELIXIR Training Platform. (elixir-europe.org)
- Recruitment techniques, facilitator selection, and analysis plan are all important to the effectiveness of focus groups. (drexel.edu)
- The focus group facilitator should review the various tasks of each job description prior to meeting start and align questions for the focus group to discuss. (brighthub.com)
- A focus group is a group discussion led by a facilitator. (inspq.qc.ca)
- METHODS: A standard protocol was used to structure each focus group discussion, and groups were led by centrally trained moderators at each participating site. (rand.org)
- That's a major advantage over other molecular methods of diagnosing Group A Strep, which may be more labor intensive to perform. (news-medical.net)
- Which groups cannot be contacted with other data collection methods? (inspq.qc.ca)
- More sophisticated methods, such as focus groups, are best left to the professionals. (marketingdonut.co.uk)
- The Focus Group's sound is a blend of influences ranging from old library music sounds, sixties-inspired pastiches, and soundtracks to 1970s films and programmes, as well as the sound collage of musique concrète. (wikipedia.org)
- House has acknowledged the debt that The Focus Group's sound owes to library music produced in the 1970s, to soundtrack documentaries, public information films, and soundtracks. (wikipedia.org)
- The areas of focus for the Group's future performance are continued investments in product development, programmes to increase the Group's exposure to rapidly expanding emerging markets and initiatives to improve the Group's cost-effectiveness and competitiveness. (businesswire.com)
- The focus group, over the course of the last century, became an increasingly vital part of the way companies and politicians sold their products and policies with few areas of life, from salad dressing to health care legislation to our favorite TV shows, left untouched by moderators questioning controlled groups about what they liked and didn't. (indiebound.org)
- As elites became increasingly detached from the general public, they relied ever more on focus groups, whether to win votes or to sell products. (indiebound.org)
- a business to better target its products to the right customers by identifying the specific needs and wants of customer groups and then using those insights into providing products and services which meet customer needs. (bartleby.com)
- Focus Diagnostics, the clinical-laboratory products business of Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), today announced the FDA 510(k) clearance and CLIA moderate-complexity categorization for its Simplexa Group A Strep Direct Kit. (news-medical.net)
- Montreal-based LaunchLeap, which uses an online platform to let customers give feedback on products that are still in development, was able to give Raplapla focus-group-like access usually only affordable to large companies. (financialpost.com)
- Focus Products Group International LLC. (retail-merchandiser.com)
- Bayer's health care products are part of its life sciences group, which also includes its crop science division. (nytimes.com)
- The crop unit, which Bayer will be retaining, focuses on chemical and biological products like insecticides and plant seeds. (nytimes.com)
- The survey was conducted among both full- and part-time employees, and it focuses on drivers for retention and how companies should focus recruiting efforts on retaining top talent. (certmag.com)
- With attraction and retention identified as key development areas, the Membership Focus Group has been looking at how to ensure that a new recruit's expectations match his actual experiences. (freemasonrytoday.com)
- Simplexa Group A Strep Direct is a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of Group A Streptococcus bacteria directly from throat swabs. (news-medical.net)
- The most prevalent form of Group A Streptococcus (GAS) is strep throat (pharyngitis), a condition most common in children aged 5-15. (news-medical.net)
- The Simplexa Group A Strep Direct test is intended for the in vitro qualitative detection of group A Streptococcus from throat swabs collected from human patients with signs and symptoms of pharyngitis, such as sore throat. (news-medical.net)
- Meridian Bioscience said this week that it has received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for its Illumigene Group B Streptococcus test . (genomeweb.com)
- It operates under the banner of the Industrial Areas Foundation, he said, which is an umbrella group that helps sponsor local organizations for social change. (baltimoresun.com)
- On October 11, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), in cooperation with the European Standards Organizations (ESOs), convened the ANSI-ESO Joint Presidents Group (JPG) meeting at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to continue a more than twenty-year dialogue on standards and conformity assessment in support of U.S.-EU trade. (ansi.org)
- The agency recently announced that it intends to conduct 20 focus group studies annually, with approximately 10 focus groups and 200 focus group sessions, focusing on DTC ads, physician labeling, risk communication and other topics. (fdanews.com)
- The software allows users to conduct one-on-one or group interviews, with transcripts available immediately after the session is finished. (itracks.com)
- Reach a broader, more diverse set of your customers and get to the heart of their truth in a matter of minutes by conducting powerful video interviews and online focus groups quickly and easily from anywhere using a secure, compliant platform with all the functionality you need to conduct, capture and use your data. (focusvision.com)
- The objectives were a conscious component of the camp program and a source of focused attention with campers. (ed.gov)
- The group is responsible for providing guidance on the development of new management alternatives and objectives for recreational and commercial marine fish fisheries in waters stretching from the mouth of the Sekiu River west to the Bonilla-Tatoosh line in Marine Area 4 (Neah Bay). (wa.gov)
- Feedback from SGAs and end-of-term focus groups is critical and shapes the content of my course both in assessing the workload and to engender effective communication between me and my students. (northwestern.edu)
- The ferrets had three goals in mind for the redesign: Focus on larger images, show larger images, and please can the content be larger. (cuteoverload.com)
- Transcripts were analyzed using thematic content analysis, and summaries for each category were compared across groups. (mdpi.com)
- 11 , 12 These results confirm independent results of a national survey 13 and regional focus groups conducted in California. (aappublications.org)
- Because the purpose of a focus group is to brainstorm and come up with solutions and not a venue for ideas only, using focus group results is key to implementing new hire training. (brighthub.com)
- The results from the latest survey conducted by the Membership Focus Group concentrate on the joining experience of new members. (freemasonrytoday.com)
- Researchers are conducting focus groups to investigate physical activity patterns among working fathers. (k-state.edu)
- The introduction of Video Focus Group software comes on the heels of the successful launch of itracks′ Social Media Monitoring application which was developed specifically for market researchers. (itracks.com)
- Focus groups are an important tool in program development and evaluation, as they provide the contextual information necessary for a program that meets the needs of the population in focus. (drexel.edu)
- Focus groups have been successfully used to evaluate public assistance programs, such as an evaluation of a state energy assistance pilot program. (drexel.edu)
- This group focuses on finding our Scots Covenanter ancestors who were sent to is a Public Group with 170 members. (yahoo.com)
- The group undertakes activities with the aim of encouraging CILA members to achieve CILA qualifications, predominantly focussing on members with no CILA qualifications at present. (cila.co.uk)
- As a group Future Focus want to encourage members of CILA to become involved and undertake the examinations on offer as they demonstrate a high level of achievement and professional knowledge within the Insurance Claims market. (cila.co.uk)
- Team members must then clearly establish the goals of the focus group and the topics that will be discussed. (inspq.qc.ca)
- The operation resulted in the arrest of 49 suspected members of the criminal group, 58 properties were searched, and authorities seized laptops, hard disks, telephones, tablets, credit cards and cash, SIM cards, memory sticks, forged documents and bank account documents. (forensicfocus.com)
- This group focuses on the "ELIXIR Registries" by the remit of ELIXIR resources (owned by member Nodes and indicated in their Service Delivery Plans or other ELIXIR Collaboration Agreements). (elixir-europe.org)
- The ELIXIR Machine Learning Focus Group was initiated in October 2019, in order to capture the emerging need in Machine Learning expertise across the network. (elixir-europe.org)
- As such, a persistent activity of this group is to align and coordinate these efforts across all relevant ELIXIR groups, such as the Federated Human Data Community and the Data Platform . (elixir-europe.org)
- This book takes a unique communication perspective to apply group communication theories, knowledge of group processes, and a close discourse analysis approach to explain and understand the discursive aspect of focus groups. (routledge.com)
- Additionally, OpinionPond™ is designed to link data from the Pond to a quantitative survey, which allows additional in-depth analysis by groups of interest. (greenbook.org)
- However, when used in combination with future quantitative analysis, such as a telephone survey, focus groups can provide the needed input for developing questions. (ufl.edu)
- Novartis's move completes the final stage of a lengthy process to get full control of Alcon, known for its contact lens solutions but also the dominant player in the multibillion-dollar market for intra-ocular lenses, which are implanted in the eye to correct problems focussing. (yorkshirepost.co.uk)
- The group, which is affiliated with the BUILD coalition that has aggressively pressed for changes in the way Baltimore officials handle community problems, has been invited to try organizing in Howard by a group of local religious leaders from various faiths, Rodriguez said. (baltimoresun.com)
- The plan is to ask candidates to work with community groups to address those and other problems, work on organizing internally and then reconvene in the fall, he said. (baltimoresun.com)
- Some questions may reveal other areas that need to be explored during the group session, so ensure important ideas are discussed as well. (brighthub.com)
- Having established a leading telecom business in Bharti Airtel, the group aims to build transformational business in the areas of retail, financial services and agriculture, which are future growth engines of India s economy, according to the company. (cxotoday.com)
- With 3,750 employees worldwide, Sorin Group focuses on three major therapeutic areas: cardiopulmonary bypass (extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion systems), cardiac rhythm management, and heart valve repair and replacement. (businesswire.com)
- Using focus group questions on employee training with existing staff can help to alleviate training woes. (brighthub.com)
- Writing a training program for a new hire will be enchanced by using focus group questions on employee training development. (brighthub.com)
- Any thoughts about how to best show the application and which questions to ask to get the most valuable feedback from the group? (meetup.com)
- Once again, your team must try to answer the following questions: "Which groups are more likely to provide us with information on the questions that are of interest to us? (inspq.qc.ca)