Abstract: Combining Multiple Data Sources in a Single Study: Strengths of Hybrid Study Methodology

 

Abstract: Combining Multiple Data Sources in a Single Study: Strengths of Hybrid Study Methodology

When existing secondary data cannot address multiple stakeholder needs, primary data collection (retrospective and/or prospective) should be considered in combination to or as a standalone study design. Our objective was to explore the strengths of hybrid studies that combine more than one data source based on practical research experience.