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Quadriparesis
Use: Quadriplegia

Quadriplegia [SCOPE NOTE: Paralysis of both arms and both legs; includes quadriplegics and quadriparesis]
Broader Terms: Paralysis
Related Terms: Brain injuries, Hemiplegia, Neurological disorders, Paraplegia, Spinal cord injuries
Use for: Quadriparesis

Qualitative analysis [SCOPE NOTE: Analysis involving non-numeric factors; term added June 1989]
Broader Terms: Research
Related Terms: Research methodology

Quality assurance
Use: Accountability

Quality of life [SCOPE NOTE: Aspects of daily life that collectively are construed as positive and render a feeling that life is worth living; CIRRIE term added July 2000]
Related Terms: Psychological aspects, Psychosocial factors

Quality of services
Use: Program evaluation

Quantitative analysis [SCOPE NOTE: Analysis involving numeric factors; term added June 1989]
Broader Terms: Research
Related Terms: Research methodology, Statistics

Questionnaires [SCOPE NOTE: Actual samples of questionnaire forms used in surveys; for other types of survey instruments, use SURVEY FORMS]
Broader Terms: Evaluation techniques, Research methodology, Survey forms
Related Terms: Census, Evaluation, Interview techniques, National surveys, Surveys
Use for: Checklists, Instruments, Inventories

Quota systems
Use: Hiring practices