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Table 3 Description of 75 mixed methods studies in the documentary analysis and 20 interviewees

From: Why, and how, mixed methods research is undertaken in health services research in England: a mixed methods study

Funding programme  
Characteristics of 75 studies % (n)
   Current programmes  
SDO 27% (20)
HTA 17% (13)
NEAT 1% (1)
   Past programmes 33% (25)
   PRP 21% (16)
Year of funding 20% (15)
Pre 1995 20% (15)
1996–1998 33% (25)
1999–2001 17% (13)
2002–2004 29% (22)
Type of study  
   Evaluation 46% (34)
RCT 18% (14)
Other 28% (21)
   Feasibility study 7% (5)
RCT 4% (3)
Other 3% (2)
   Fieldwork and survey 40% (30)
   Instrument development 7% (5)
Characteristics of 20 interviewees N = 20
Type of researcher  
   Quantitative 11
   Qualitative 9
Type of study  
   Evaluation with RCT 6
   Evaluation other 8
   Survey and fieldwork 4
   Instrument development 2
Funding programme  
   Current programmes  
SDO 6
HTA 4
   Past programmes 5
   PRP 5