Focus groups--what are they?

I. G. Chestnutt, K. F. Robson

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The use of focus groups has become common in many spheres of research, including dental research. This article provides an update on the history of focus groups, defines focus groups in the context of academic research and highlights their possible uses. Practical advice is provided on the conduct of focus groups and ethical considerations are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-192
Number of pages4
JournalDental Update
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - May 2001

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