Review Chapter 5 of your Text & Respond to This Case: Due by February 22nd, 2021 12 noon: Discussion
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adherence to instructions.
Researchers in a study addressed the following question: What was the impact of a smoking cessation
intervention on knowledge and attitudes about smoking risks among college students? The design is as
100 hundred students from two colleges are randomly assigned into 2 groups. Each group receives
identical pre-tests, then one group gets the smoking cessation intervention and the other watches a video
on the health effects of smoking. Each group then receives identical post-tests, and the results are
1. Identify and describe the study design that was used.
2. Select and describe four ( 4) of the 10 threats to the internal validity of a study outlined in Chapter 5; and
discuss how each one might have affected this study.
3.Read the original (Gottlieb et. al.) JAMA research article and in your own words describe each of the
characteristics o of the study listed below : Effect of Bamlanivimab as Monotherapy or in Combination With
Etesevimab on Viral Load in Patients With Mild to Moderate COVID-19-A Randomized Clinical Trial.
a) Research question & )Hypothesis
d)Results & Conclusion
e)Implications for practice and future research