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The concepts learned from this study provide a base for the nurses to learn of the perceived needs of the incarcerated women. It furthermore delineates specific perceived needs of the vulnerable population. By learning of these needs and applying them it can facilitate the empowerment that was referred to in the article. Addressing what these women felt as needed helps to foster trust. The article also talks about how nurses can utilize this information to coordinate educational experiences for healthcare and expectations throughout the lifespan (p. 234).Identify two details to support the study beingquantitative or qualitativeThe data collection was completed on a quantifiable scale of a set grouping of questions. One example is, “Purpose in life was assessed using a 14-item measure derived from Ryff and Keyes’s scales of psychological One aspect that denotes this as a qualitative study is the manor on which the data was collected. In the Data Collection segment of the article these questions were asked, “’What are the top ten health education needs of
well-being (1995), graded on a 5-point scale (5 = strongly agree, 1 = strongly disagree)” (p. 28). Secondly the results of the study were provided using percent values within a statistical analysis with confidence intervals to reflect validity of findings. inmates in this facility?’; ‘What is the best method for educating inmates on these topics?’; and ‘What would a health fair look like for you?’” (p. 230). The inmates were asked to freely elaborate on these topics without putting a specific range or quantification on the criteria. The results of the study therefore are a spectrum of responses supporting the qualitative approach to data collection. From this, themes were extrapolated that corresponded to similar thoughts of a subjective view (p.230-231).