A Brief Introduction to Epidemiology - XII (Critiquing the Research: Methodological Issues). Betty C. Jung, RN, MPH, CHES . Learning/Performance Objectives. To be able to critically evaluate the methodology of a research report
Betty C. Jung, RN, MPH, CHES
The primary purpose of research is to conduct a scientific, or, scholarly investigation into a phenomenon, or to answer a burning question.
Research is defined as a systematic approach to problem solving.
+....+++++ indicates the degree of suitability
- not suitable
(b) If prospective
(c) If population based
Variable to consider