Answer the attached questions about RESEARCH and STATISTICS. These questions are from a research class that talks about how to do an academic research and use statistics.**So please, if you have no experience about research and statistics do not bid in this question !**The class book is: Introduction to health research methods by Kathryn H. Jacobsen……………………If you use the book, include the page number. You can also use other sources The answers must be cited in text and include a reference page
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1- Say were doing a study of why known drug addicts are more likely than other people to
fail to appear for follow-up appointment for therapy. Briefly describe what kinds of data
you would collect, and why?
2- Please tell me why the level of measurement is important for the analysis of the
significance of findings in quantitative research using inferential statistics. Name at least
one test of significance for each of the 4 levels of measurement.
3- Please tell me why validity in measurement is important for both quantitative and
qualitative research, and give me an example of how one would assure validity in each
kind of research.
4- Please tell me why reliability is important for both quantitative and qualitative research,
and give me an example of how one would assure reliability in each kind of research.
5- Lets say that PG county has conducted an extensive quantitative research project to
examine the problem the county has with a high number of ambulance crashes. Using
multiple regression analysis, the study indicates that the single most important variable
that contributes to ambulance crashes is whether or not the ambulance is running lights
and siren. The county now wants you to take the research further and examine why this
is so. Tell me what kind of research design you would use, and why.
6- Please tell me how the standard deviation can be used as a test of significance. If
necessary, draw a graph.
7- What does it mean if the null hypothesis is accepted at the 0.05 level?
8- The popular media seem to consistently infer that the latest research findings are
always the most meaningful. What do you think, and why?
9- Please tell me what kind of survey techniques you would use to investigate the
relationship between EMS work and a high divorce rate.
10- Some people claim that human behavior is nothing more than the result of chemical
and electrical interactions in the brain. Others claim that, although behavior can be
influenced by physical stimuli or the lack thereof in the brain, that human behavior is
indeed largely the result of metaphysical (i.e. beyond physical) forces or stimuli that
cannot be captured on the physical plain. Tell me how the study of music, which is a
physical (sound wave) stimulus that effects human emotions, can be utilized to help
clarify the old argument between physical and metaphysical causes of human emotion,
What methods would you use to help test your hypothesis>
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