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  • Cross-Sectional Studies Vs. Longitudinal Studies

    information. One way is through observation in cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. Cross-sectional studies allow researchers to compare different population groups at the same time (“Cross-sectional Studies vs. Longitudinal Studies,” n.d.). So, if a psychologist wanted to see how many words on average a 2 year old says, he could randomly select a certain number of children who were the same age and observe them to get the information he was seeking. Longitudinal research is utilized when a researcher wants to test the same group of people…

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  • Cross Sectional Study

    their usage and awareness about them. A lot of problems stem from this issue which are getting in the way of their effective use. There is an immense need to address this matter and this was the driving force behind this research. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, Patients who visited outpatient departments of Allied Hospitals of Rawalpindi Medical College i.e. Holy Family hospital and Benazir Bhutto hospital were interviewed to assess their level of awareness about antibiotics’ adverse…

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  • Cross-Sectional Study Design

    by the study has been gathered by the California Nursing Outcomes Coalition project (CalNOC), “a growing national focus on patient safety that galvanized the media, clinicians, consumers, and policymakers to conclude that the health care system was exposing patients to iatrogenic risks, errors, omissions and complications resulting in unnecessary suffering and complications, prolonged recovery, extraordinary costs and 44,000 to 98,000 unnecessary deaths nationally per year.” (CITATION?)…

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  • Donald Trump's Deportation Study

    of 132 participants does not represent the estimated 5.3 million US citizen children living with an undocumented parent. The small sample is a threat to the external validity of the study. It is important to note that this study does not represent a homogenous group. The sample is considered to be a convenience sample and cannot be echoed as a representative of the Latino immigrant community. Overgeneralization needs to be prevented because the sample does not represent an entire community.…

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  • Cross Sectional Vs Longitudinal Studies

    Cross sectional and longitudinal study designs, like many other designs, trade-off biases and handle measurement error quite differently (“cross-sectional vs. longitudinal studies | Institute for Work & Health,” n.d.). Cross-sectional designs that use the method of collecting and comparing data from multiple cohorts of different ages at the same point of time. An example would be including 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 year olds to measure the effect of age on smoking. They were all recruited at the…

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  • Longitudinal Studies In Prisons

    choose to study a cohort of fifty, 30-year-old inmates of both genders who would be released after 15 years during the study. A longitudinal study would allow me to be able to visit and converse with them, get information about how they live their lives behind bars and also study how they would cope with their return to society. According to Novak, 2012 “Longitudinal studies look at age cohorts or individuals over time” (p. 41). With how fast technology has been improving and growing in recent…

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  • Longitudinal Studies

    1. a) A longitudinal study is a study approach where data of a person, or people, is gathered over a long period of time. For example, a Perry Preschool study (high/scope program) was conducted using the longitudinal approach. Researchers continuously added new information to their original files, using the original participants, for the length of 40 years. A cross-sectional study is a research approach where participants of differing ages are observed and compared, at a single point in time.…

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  • Guttmann Scale

    This study is cross-sectional, a research tool used to capture information based on data gathered for a specific point in time. The data gathered is from individuals diagnosed with ADHD that previously or are currently in a relationship. Advantages of a cross-sectional study include that it is not costly because it does not require a lot of time, it captures a specific point in time, and it contains multiples variables at the time of the data snapshot. However, there are also disadvantages of a…

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  • Adhd Strengths And Weaknesses

    Finally, the Dalsgaard et al. study has important strengths and weaknesses. A key strength of this study is the use of a long-period of follow-up without significant attrition rate in participants. This prolonged level of follow-up allows for the study researchers to identify anomalies and confounding issues in the data. The study also utilized DSM criteria for diagnosis of ADHD, conduct disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder. This measure, again, limits the possibility of erroneous…

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  • Supply Chain Mistakes Essay

    Article Review The Top ten supply chain mistakes Submitted by: sanjoli madan 10ib-051 pgdm(ib) 2010-2012 Sumantra Sengupta, author of this article, was senior vice president of Global Services at The Scotts Company when the article was published in 2004. Previously he was vice president in the Supply Chain service line of the consulting firm Capgemini. Sumantra Sengupta described his observations of many companies struggling with their initiatives and making many recurring mistakes…

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