Correlational designs in rehabilitation

Shawn M. Fitzgerald, Phillip D. Rumrill, Jason D. Schenker

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The article describes correlational research designs as a method for testing relationships between or among variables of interest in the lives of people with disabilities. The authors describe conceptual aspects of correlational research, discuss the methods by which researchers select variables for this type of inquiry, explain the primary purposes of correlational studies, and overview data analytic strategies. These discussions are illustrated with examples from the contemporary vocational rehabilitation literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-150
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2004


  • Correlational research
  • Data analysis
  • Research design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy


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