Epidemiologic study

Instructions For this assignment, you will identify a published epidemiologic study from a peer-reviewed journal. Read the article and prepare an essay that addresses the following four sections:

  1. Introduction (1-2 paragraphs): Identify the article you selected and provide a brief overview.
  2. Study Design (2-3 paragraphs): Identify the study design and describe how it’s used in the research, as presented in the article.
  3. Discussion (3-4 paragraphs): Identify at least one strength and one weakness of using this design. Support your analysis with examples from the study. In your discussion, consider how you might address the weakness. Also, identify and explain one ethical issue that could apply to your study.
  4. Conclusion (1 paragraph): Conclude your assignment by explaining why you selected this article.


Your article must be from a peer-reviewed journal. You’re encouraged to use Kaplan library resources.

This assignment will have a minimum of two full pages, not including title page and reference page. •Use APA style for formatting and citations.

Submit a copy of your article as part of your assignment.

Please be sure to download the file “Writing Center Resources” from Doc Sharing to assist you with meeting APA expectations for written assignments. Submitting Your Work Put your responses in a Microsoft® Word® document. Save it in a location and with the proper naming convention: username-HS311-section-Unit 4_Assignment.doc (username is your Kaplan username, section is your course section).

When you are ready to submit it, go to the Dropbox and complete the steps below:

1.Click the link “Submit an Assignment.”

2.In the “Submit to Basket” menu, select Unit 4: Assignment.

3.In the “Comments” field, make sure to add at least the title of your paper.

4.Click the “Add Attachments” button.

5.Follow the steps listed to attach your Word document.

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