Answered By: Sara Marks
Last Updated: Sep 06, 2017     Views: 12

Primary research typically refers to the original data used to write a research article. The peer review article is typically considered the secondary source as it interprets data. In this case, professors in some of our health classes mean you are finding a primary article and a secondary article. In this case, the primary article is the original article. In other words, the peer review article. The secondary article is a review article in which the primary article is included.  They may be called any of the following: review article, systematic review, or evidence based review.