Explain one benefit and one limitation for using software-assisted qualitative data analysis in the preparation of a community health assessment report and justify your response.

  • Explain one benefit and one limitation for using software-assisted quantitative data analysis in the preparation of a community health assessment report and justify your response, or
  • Explain one benefit and one limitation for using software-assisted qualitative data analysis in the preparation of a community health assessment report and justify your response.
  • Finally, describe one method for data analysis for which you would not use software and explain why.

Soriano, F. I. (2013). Conducting needs assessment: A multidisciplinary approach (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Chapter 6, “Quantitative Data Preparation and Statistical Analyses”
Chapter 8, “Qualitative Data Preparation and Statistical Analyses”

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