Welcome to the public wiki 'Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool'


Aim of this WIKI: To enable collaborative work for developing a Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool (MMAT).


The MMAT is intended to be used as a checklist for concomitantly appraising and/or describing studies included in systematic mixed studies reviews (reviews including original qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods studies).


The MMAT was first published in 2009. Since then, it has been validated in several studies testing its interrater reliability, usability and content validity. The latest version of the MMAT was updated in 2018. 


For instance, you may state that the Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool is:


Before using the MMAT, we suggest that you look at the FAQ section.  


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Complementary information for designing, conducting, and reporting systematic mixed studies reviews: 


Publication: Pluye, P. & Hong, Q.N. (2014). Combining the power of stories and the power of numbers: Mixed Methods Research and Mixed Studies Reviews. Annual Review of Public Health, 35, 29-45. Complimentary online access: (Note from the journal: ‘Multiple distribution, publication or commercial usage of this copyrighted material requires submission of a permission request addressed to the Copyright Clearance Center (').


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