Chapter 44. Methods of Evaluating Outcomes

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department5,6
  1. Paula J. Edwards Research Assistant1,
  2. François Sainfort2,
  3. Thitima Kongnakorn Graduate Assistant3 and
  4. Julie A. Jacko Professor4

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch44

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Edwards, P. J., Sainfort, F., Kongnakorn, T. and Jacko, J. A. (2006) Methods of Evaluating Outcomes, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch44

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 6

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Health Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  2. 2

    William W. George Professor of Health Systems, College of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 225 North Building, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  3. 3

    School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 765 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  4. 4

    Institute for Health Systems Engineering, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine, 313 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • measurement of outcomes;
  • structured outcomes data analysis;
  • content analysis and coding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Outcomes

  • Measurement of Outcomes

  • Analysis of Structured Outcomes Data

  • Analysis of Unstructured Outcomes Data

  • Analyzing Surveys

  • Conclusions

  • References