Background and Methodology of the Research Process to Problems in Health Care
August 2, 2012
The purpose of the paper is to show how to develop and understand methodology of the research process when pertaining to health care. The process consists of retrieving a peer-reviewed article and applying the research methodology to the article selected. The article selected for the research methodology was Childhood Obesity: A Global Public Health Crisis written by Sameera Karnik and Amar Kanekar written January 2012. Based on the information in the article will help determine the methods of defining the problem, the purpose of the study, research questions, hypothesis, study …show more content…
Is childhood obesity about a matter of genetics, poor eating habits, behavioral factors or lack of physical activity?
Why is childhood obesity a growing concern for the United States and internationally? a. Childhood obesity can be a genetic issue b. Childhood obesity exists due to lack of physical activity c. Childhood obesity can cause diabetes, heart disease, social and psychological issues d. Childhood obesity exists because of poor eating habits
The independent variable would consist of the following question: poor eating habits leads to childhood obesity?
The dependent variable consists of child hood obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, social and psychological concerns.