Methodology refers to the analytic techniques used to examine data in order to obtain useful information. Health workforce researchers employ a variety of methods to analyze data including basic counts of practitioners and complex supply and demand projection models.

Search by Resource Type
Search by Topic
February 1, 2021
This webinar focuses on registered nurse research using the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses.
More Info
January 7, 2021
This webinar examines weighting issues associated with the 2018 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses.
More Info

Small Area Analysis

Topics: Methodology, Small Area Analysis

October 19, 2020
Small Area Analysis (SAA) is a research technique used to analyze variations in health service utilization and resource allocation among neighboring communities. This web page provides answers to common questions about SAA, and access to helpful tools, resources, and related articles.
More Info

Authors: Erica Richman | Brianna Lombardi | Lisa de Saxe Zerden

Topics: Health Information Technology, Methodology, Staffing

July 1, 2020
This research brief uses electronic health record data to describe the mix of profession­als identifying and addressing pa­tient Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).
More Info
Carolina Health Workforce Research Center logo

Authors: Simona Surdu | Margaret Langelier | Chelsea Fosse | Qiushuang Li

Topics: Education and Training, Methodology, Oral Health

May 28, 2020
This report evaluates the attitudes and willingness of general and specialty dentists to treat people with special needs and identifies the barriers to greater participation by dentists in the care of these patients.
More Info
Oral Health Workforce Research Center logo