The Study Design Categorizer

Q1: Does the study use or collect measurements or assessments about individual humans? YES

Q2: What is the primary mode of inquiry? QUANTITATIVE

Q3: Does the investigator assign one or more interventions? NO

Q4: Are there one or more control groups? NO

Your Study Design Is...

Descriptive studies generate only descriptive statistics, which differs from analytic studies which generate measures of association. Subtypes of descriptive studies include Case Studies, some Case Series, and some Natural History studies.