Considerations on Recruitment and Sampling of Subjects & Measures

T‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‌‌his assignment focuses on the sampling and recruitment of subjects for the studies that you are critiquing in addition to the measures used. Think critically about the use of hypothesis testing in the behavioral sciences. Choose an appropriate statistical test for specific forms of data and hypotheses. Implement logic and mathematical basis for different inferential statistics. Use computers and the software package SPSS as a tool for data management and hypothesis testing. Using the previously selected three articles 1] Curry, S. J., Krist, A. H., Owens, D. K., Barry, M. J., Caughey, A. B., Davidson, K. W., … & US Preventive Services Task Force. (2018). Screening for intimate partner violence, elder abuse, and abuse of vulnerable adults: US Preventive Services Task Force final recommendation statement. Jama, 320(16), 1678-1687. 2] Feltner, C., Wallace, I., Berkman, N., Kistler, C. E., Middleton, J. C., Barclay, C., … & Jonas, D. E. (2018). Screening for intimate partner violence, elder abuse, and abuse of vulnerable adults: evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Jama, 320(16), 1688-1701. 3] Olasupo, M., Fagbenro, D., & Olasupo, M. (2021). Abuse of Older Adults: A Study of the Prevalence and Type of Abuse and Its Relationships to Psychological Distress. Journal of Aging and Long-Term Care, 4(3),‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‌‌ 41-47. Write a comparative analysis paper that address key areas listed below. Sampling Design/Recruitment-Is the sample clearly identified? Is it clear how the sample was obtained? Is the rationale for the sample size provided? Are inclusion and exclusion criteria clearly identified? Are screening procedures identified? Sampling design or recruitment procedure is fully described. This includes any use of inclusion or exclusion criteria. Target Population-Is the relationship between the sample and the target population clearly delineated? Characteristics for treatment population, including treatment dropouts included. Measures-Is it clear which instruments measure which concepts? Is the rationale for the measurement selection acceptable? Is the reliability for each measure provided? Is the validity for each measure provided? Operational definitions are provided for variables in addition to indications for measurement validity and reliability are provided for standardized measures. Readings Rubin, A. (2013). Statistics for Evidence-Based practice and evaluation (3rd ed). Brooks Cole. Chapters 14 – 16 Bettany-Saltkov, J. & Whittaker, . (2013). Selecting the most appropriate inferential statistical test for your quantitative research study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23, 1520-1531 Please use Permalink for all citations use‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‌‌d