Record number :
2569808
Title of article :
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF STUDY DESIGNS IN HEALTH RESEARCH
Author/Authors :
Ahmad, Iftikhar Gomal Medical College - Department of Community Medicine, Pakistan , Marwat, Muhammad Gomal Medical College - Department of Ophthalmology, Pakistan , Khan, Habibullah Gomal Medical College - Department of Medicine, Pakistan
From page :
242
To page :
244
Abstract :
A research design is a framework or guiding plan to approach the research subjects for data collection and data analysis to study a research problem. Every Research study design has its inherent strengths weaknesses. It is the situation the objectives that determine the suitability of a research study design for a study and not the absolute superiority of one above the other as a basis to rank different study designs. Choosing an appropriate study design is a crucial step ahead of researcher. Careful thought must be given to the appropriateness of the proposed study design, operational feasibility, information to be obtained, expected duration of the study and expenses
Keywords :
Epidemiologic research design , Research design , Comparative study , Observational study , Study characteristics
Journal title :
GOMAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
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