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Term: Focus Group

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


A method of data collection in which a small group of individuals is brought together to discuss their opinions about topics, issues, or questions. In this study, the focus groups involved family physicians who discussed their opinions regarding the validity of the indicators of quality care to be used.

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  • Katz A, De Coster C, Bogdanovic B, Soodeen R, Chateau D. Using Administrative Data to Develop Indicators of Quality in Family Practice. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2004. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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