Research Study Proposal – Part IV: Target Population Selection

Select the population, sample size, and data collection methods appropriate for your problem statement and research question.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper describing how you will select your target population; your sample size; and your data collection methods. Include the following information in your paper: (Note: what you are doing here is putting more meat on the bones of your presentation in the previous week, but just in narrative form).

 

•Rationale for identified target population

 

•Method for determining appropriate sample size

 

•Describe rationale for selecting the data collection methodology.

 

•Describe descriptive or comparative statistics appropriate for your health care problem

 

•Describe statistical tests that could be used to analyze the data