Essay about Results and Conclusions Hcs 465

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Results and Conclusion of Research Process

HCS 465
June 3, 2012

Results and Conclusion of Research Process
The purpose of this paper is to further analyze the study done on trends in teen pregnancy rates from 1996-2006, a comparison of Canada, Sweden, United States, and England. The items of discussion include data collection methods, data analysis procedures, qualitative, quantitative data, and study findings.
Results: Data Collection Methods
The data collection methods used in this article uses data for the years of 1996-2006 using inputs of live births and induced abortions for teenagers age 15-19 that live in Canada, Sweden, United States, and England. Data method used in Canada is from statistics Canada called CANISM,
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Protecting the rights of participants in a study are important because it a breach of confidentiality violates a person’s rights and poses a risk of dignitary harm to the research participant, ranging from social embarrassment and shame, to stigmatization, and even damage to social and economic status ("Current Issues In Research Ethics: Privacy and Confidentiality,"2012).

Data Analysis Procedures
Inferential statistics are used when a person conducts research and wants to draw conclusions and make predictions by using numeric data of experimental studies, descriptive statics is to reveal patterns, trends with analysis of numeric describing how data is collected. Good examples of inferential statistics are to determine which treatment is better than another; descriptive example is average of rainfall, daily temperatures ("Descriptive Statistics Vs Descriptive Statistics,” 2004). Comparing all four countries teen birth and abortion rates in Canada declined by 36.9%, United States declined by 25%, England declined by 4.75%, and increased by 19.1% in Sweden. Despite the decline of teen pregnancy rate the United States still rates the highest in teen pregnancy among all four countries. The lowest teen birth rate and abortion rates per 1,000 women aged 15-19 was Canada followed by Sweden, England, and United States in the 10- year span that was studied (McKay, &

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