Research Article Critique

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Critique of Selected Epidemiological
Research Article Guidelines
The purpose of this assignment is to provide learners the opportunity to utilize epidemiological and biostatistical principles to critique the following research article and critique the components of the research design to determine if the design supports the research question.
Course Outcomes
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

(CO#4) Distinguish population-specific skills, understandings, and integrative abilities for genomic and primary healthcare screening of selected aggregate populations. (PO 11)
(CO#5) Analyze community resources related to abnormal screening results in selected aggregate populations. (PO 2)
(CO#6) Assess diverse populations within a community to ascertain health behaviors, interventions, and resources that affect health promotion and maintenance of selected aggregate populations. (PO 1)
(CO#7) Detail graphs and numerical summaries as descriptive statistical aids in determining a course of action relative to selected aggregate populations. (PO 7)
(CO#8) Define probability concepts and standard probability distributions to formulate a course of action relative to selected aggregate populations. (PO 4)
(CO#11) Generate hypotheses, equate appropriate statistical tests, assess the validity of the tests, and use test results to decide on a course of action relative to selected aggregate populations. (PO 7)
(CO#12) Differentiate parametric and nonparametric techniques for the analysis of data and relate the results of the analysis to selected aggregate populations. (PO 9)

Due Date
Submit to the Dropbox by Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 6

Total Points Possible: 350 points

Assignment Criteria for the Paper:

1. Read the following article: Stotmeyer, E.S., Arnold, A. M., Boudreau, R. M.,…...

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