Research Methods and Statistics
This assignment is a series of short answer, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank questions based on the article, “The Effects of Hospital-Level Factors on Patients’ Ratings of Physician Communication” (Al-Amin & Makaremet, 2016). It is worth 150 points.
You may use the uploaded article and all course materials to assist you. This is an open book/open note assignment. However, YOU MUST WORK INDIVIDUALLY. You may not receive assistance from anyone through any physical or electronic means. Name your assignment answers file LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_ASGMT3 and upload by the due date and time.
2. What primary gap in the existing scientific literature is this study trying to fill (5 points)?
4. Choose the study classifications for this study and write a brief justification for your choice (30 points).
Study Classification (Highlight one of each choice) Justification
a) Quantitative or Qualitative
b) Experimental or Quasi-experimental
c) Primary or Secondary
d) Longitudinal or Cross-sectional
9. Provide an example of how the authors relate their results back to the literature review in the discussion (9 points).