For this assignment….
from the article Bekibele, C. O., & Gureje, O. (2010). Fall incidence in a population of elderly persons in
Nigeria. Gerontology, 56(3), 278-283……
explain the theoretical perspectives and the methods that the authors used for each study. Make sure that
you discuss the following:
What was the theoretical foundation for the study? Specifically, did the author use a functionalist, conflict,
interactive or behavioral/developmental perspective for the research?
Did the authors use a quantitative or qualitative approach to the question?
Did the authors use a probability or non-probability sampling design?
Did the authors use a cross-sectional or longitudinal sampling design? If it was longitudinal, what type of
study was it (cohort, panel, trend)?