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Chapter 02: Introduction to the Quantitative Research
Grove: Understanding Nursing Research, 6th Edition
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1. A researcher conducts a study which outlines the daily habits of women who are overweight.
This study represents what type of research?
a. Correlational
b. Descriptive
c. Experimental
d. Quasi-experimental
ANS: B
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A Correlational research investigates the relationship between or among variables.
B Descriptive research is the exploration of phenomena in real-life situations.
C Experimental research is an objective, systematic, highly controlled investigation
for the purpose of predicting and controlling phenomena.
D The purpose of quasi-experimental research is to examine causal relationships
or determine the effect of one variable on another. Thus, these studies involve
implementing a treatment or intervention and examining the effects of this
intervention using selected methods of measurement.
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive level: Applying (Application)
REF: pp. 32-33
2. The researcher wants to learn whether there is a relationship between parental education and
emergency room use among children who have asthma. Which type of research study will this
researcher use?
a. Basic
b. Correlational
c. Historical
d. Phenomenological
ANS: B
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A Basic research is scientific investigation that involves the pursuit of “knowledge
for knowledge’s sake.”
B Correlational research investigates the relationship between or among variables.
C Historical research is a type of qualitative research.
D Phenomenological research is a type of qualitative research.
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive level: Applying (Application)
REF: pp. 32-33
3. The nurse evaluates a research study that examines the relationship between computer and
television screen time and obesity. A correlational analysis reveals a correlation of +0.95.
What can the nurse conclude about the relationship between these two variables?