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Table 2 Type of methods used per paper published in the nine journals

From: An update on the “empirical turn” in bioethics: analysis of empirical research in nine bioethics journals

Methods / Journals Quantitative Qualitative Mixed methods Total
JME 313 148 23 484
NE 170 229 17 416
JCE 27 23 5 55
BioE 11 14 0 25
CQ 9 8 1 18
KIB 1 2 0 3
HCR 1 1 1 3
TMB 0 2 0 2
CE 1 0 0 1
Total 533 427 47 1007
% 52.9% 42.4% 4.7% 100%
  1. JME journal of medical ethics, NE nursing ethics, JCE journal of clinical ethics, BioE bioethics, NE nursing ethics, CQ Cambridge Quarterly, KIB Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, HCR hastings center report, TMB theoretical medicine & bioethics, CE Christian Bioethics