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However, because of how the candidates were selected to participate it seems that there was no strict adherence as far as inclusion and exclusion criteria were concerned, therefore presenting a possible interference with the validity of the study and proving to be affected by the extraneous variables. Shisana, O., Rice, K., Zungu, N., & Zuma, K. (2010). Gender and poverty in South Africa in the era of HIV/AIDS: A quantitative study. Journal of Women’s Health (15409996), 19(1), 39–46.less2Unread2Replies4ViewsView profile card for Charlene Phillpotts-BrownLast post April 22 at 9:55 PM by Charlene Phillpotts-BrownWeek 2 DiscussionContains unread postsCrystal Baxter posted Apr 18, 2018 9:11 PM SubscribeIdentify and describe the research problems, purpose, objectives, and hypothesis of the research.Evaluate the credibility and validity of the studyThe research problem in this study was that younger women who tend to be the head of the householdsare infected with HIV. These younger women are often times poor and live in poverty with no cash. The purpose of the study was to find the correlation of those infected with HIV and the relationship of their socioeconomic status as well as the gender to better understand the HIV epidemic in South Africa. The objective of this study was to interview a large amount of women and men while focusing their topic of questions on age, financial status, gender, socioeconomic status, HIV status, and whether or not they were head of their household. The hypothesis of this study was that the direct correlation between gender and age with the HIV infection rates. The results at the end of the study concluded that there wasin fact a direct correlation of head of household women in poverty that were infected with HIV. The validity/credibility of the study is of great importance. The study was conducted by themselves as they gathered all of the data. The study has been peer reviewed and has good qualitative/quantitative data. The data does not however show a correspondence between the risk of HIV with a persons poverty
status. More data should be collected along with education to this area to help decrease or eliminate this epidemic happening is South Africa.Shisana, O., Rice, K., Zungu, N., & Zuma, K. (2010). Gender and poverty in South Africa in the era of HIV/AIDS: A quantitative study. Journal of Women’s Health (15409996), 19(1), 39–46.less2Unread4Replies9ViewsView profile card for Crystal BaxterLast post April 22 at 9:52 PM by Crystal BaxterW2 Discussion Question 2 SchlinkContains unread postsSteven Schlink posted Apr 16, 2018 6:28 PM SubscribeWK2 Discussion Question 2 NSG3029Research Problem: Inhabitants of the Arctic communities may be more prone to Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) due to the increasing winter darkness and latitude.