The Economic Value of Informal Caregiving for Persons With Dementia

I need to answer all the question attached bellow in relation if the article is qualitative or quantitative.

Article name:

The Economic Value of Informal Caregiving for Persons With Dementia: Results From 38 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 2015 and 2016 BRFSS

Kristina M. Rabarison, DrPH, MS,Erin D.Bouldin,PhD, MPH, Connie L. Bish, PhD,MPH, Lisa C. McGuire, PhD, Christopher A.Taylor, PhD, and Kurt J. Greenlund, PhD
I-Title of the Article and Authors.

Is the title clear, including area of study and group studied? Are the author’s credentials included?

II- Introduction

Is the purpose of the study presented? Is the significance (importance) of the problem discussed?

Does the investigator provide a sense of what he or she is doing and why?

III-Problems Statement

Is the problem statement clear?

Does the investigator identify key research questions and variables to be examined?

Does the study have the potential to help solve a problem that is currently faced in clinical practice?

IV- Literature Review

Does the literature review follow a logical sequence leading to a critical review of supporting and conflicting prior work?

Is the relationship of the study to previous research clear?

Does the study have the potential gaps in the literature and support the necessity of the present study?

V- Theoretical Framework and Hypotheses

Is a rationale stated for the theoretical/conceptual framework?

Does the investigator clearly state the theoretical basis for hypotheses formulation?

Is the hypotheses stated precisely and in a form that permits it to be rested?

VI- Methodology

Are the relevant variables and concepts clearly and operationally defined?

Is the design appropriate for the research questions or hypotheses?

Are methods of data collection sufficiently described?

What are the identified and potential threats to internal and external validity that were present in the study?

If there was more than one data collector, was interrater reliability adequate?

VII- Sample

Are the subjects and sampling methods described? Is the sample of sufficient size for the study, given the number of variables and design? Is the adequate assurance that the rights of human subjects were protected?

VIII- Instruments

Are appropriate instruments for data collection used? Are reliability and validity of the measurement instruments adequate?

IX- Data Analysis

Are the statistical tests used identified and the values reported? Are appropriate statistics used, according to level of measurement, sample size, sampling method, and hypotheses/research questions?

X- Results

Are the results for each hypothesis clearly and objectively Do the figures and tables illuminate the presentation of results? presented? Are results described in light of the theoretical framework and supporting literature?

XI- Conclusion/Discussion conclusions based on the results and related to the hypotheses? Are study limitations identified? Are implications of findings discussed (i.e., for practice, education, and research)? Are recommendations for further research stated?

XII- Research Utilization Implications Is the study of sufficient quality to meet the criterion of scientific merit? Does the study meet the criterion of replicability? Is the study of relevance to practice?

Do the benefits of the study outweigh the risks? t

XIII- FormaUtilizes APA format Includes the list of references utilizing APA


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