Be aware that qualitative and quantitative terms and concepts are not exclusive and can appear in any type of study. The suggested search terms in the middle boxes are guidelines only. Moreover, some studies use both qualitative and quantitative methodologies so careful reading of your retrieved articles is essential.
In all databases, in the Abstract field of the search box, try any of these related terms: qualitative, survey or surveys, interview*, observation*, narrative*, questionnaire*, focus group*, sample*, scale* etc.
Academic Search Complete/HealthSource Nursing
In all databases, in the Abstract field of the search box try any of these related terms: quantitative, cohort, valid*, hypothesis, instrument*, method*, reliabilit*.
Academic Search/HealthSource Nursing/Proquest Nursing
Note: Sometimes you can quickly identify quantitative information in an article abstract by looking for numerical data expressed as a percentage, ratio, scale, equation, measurement etc.