Recommended Reading on Cognitive Testing

Hoy EW, Kenney E, Talavera AC. Engaging consumers in designing a guide to Medi-Cal Managed Care Quality. Oakland, CA: California HealthCare Foundation; 2004. Available at: This resource includes an Interview guide in Appendix C.

Sofaer S. Qualitative research methods: what are they and why use them?, Special Supplement on Qualitative Methods in Health Services Research: Part II. Health Serv Res 1999 Dec;34(5):1101-18.

Sofaer S. Qualitative Research Methods. Int J Qual Health Care 2002;14(4):329-36.

Willis GB. Cognitive Interviewing: A “How To” Guide. Presented at the 1999 meeting of the American Statistical Association. North Carolina: Research Triangle Institute; 1999. Available at:

Also in "The Purpose and Process of Cognitive Testing"

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Page originally created February 2015
Internet Citation: Recommended Reading on Cognitive Testing. Content last reviewed November 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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