Secondary Data Analysis in Nursing Research: A Contemporary Discussion

Siobhan O'Connor

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This editorial provides an overview of secondary data analysis in nursing science and its application in a range of contemporary research. The practice of undertaking secondary analysis of qualitative and quantitative data is also discussed, along with the benefits, risks and limitations of this analytical method.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-284
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Nursing Research
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jun 2020


  • analysis
  • nursing
  • research
  • secondary analysis


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