Quantitative Inquiry and Data

Appraising Quantitative Research
Select one of the eight practice problems (mental illness-depression in healthcare practice problem can be link with medication errors) that burden the overall health of the United States. Conduct a library search for one quantitative research study addressing this problem. Appraise the quantitative research study using the Johns Hopkins Research Evidence Appraisal Tool.

After appraising and determining the Level of Evidence and Grade of Quality for your selected quantitative study, summarize your findings essay in APA format at least 2 pages with minimum of tree scholar sources. Transfer your findings to the Johns Hopkins Individual Evidence Summary Tool. Complete each column including specific details about the quantitative study.

Include your completed Johns Hopkins Individual Evidence Summary Tool and your quantitative research study as an attachment with your initial post. Also, include a Permalink for your selected quantitative research study with your initial discussion post. Confirm the link allows access to the full-text study article. Our faculty team will review both your research study and Johns Hopkins Individual Evidence Summary Tool and provide guidance.

Analyze the evidence summary of the selected quantitative research study in APA format at least 2 pages with minimum of tree scholar sources, to address the following.

Does the research design answer the research question? Explain your rationale.
Were the study sample participants representative? Why or why not?
Compare and contrast the study limitations in this study.
Based on this evidence summary, would you consider this quantitative research study as support for your selected practice problem? Explain your rationale.
Compare and contrast differences and similarities of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method designs.
Analyze qualitative and quantitative data for the purposes of critical appraisal of evidence.
Synthesize literature relevant to practice problems.