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Unformatted text preview: scussion and paper. 1. P urpose of Study (i.e., o bjective or hypothesis ) a. What are the objectives of the study or the questions to be answered? (What is the hypothesis?) b. What is the population and setting being targeted in this study? 2. S ignificance o f the Study a. Why is this health problem being investigated? Why is it important? What contributions will this study make toward expanding our knowledge and understanding of the health problem under investigation? b. Does this study contribute to existing knowledge or create new knowledge to improve the heath problem or issue? 3. M ethods a. What was the study design? Was this design appropriate for the study objectives? b. How were participants selected or recruited? How were the intervention and control groups (or standard of comparison measure) selected? Randomized or not? c. Were the eligibility criteria described? d. Were the instruments used to collect the data (questionnaires, mechanical equipment, laborato...
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