When analyzing, designing and reading epidemiology assignments it is significant that you understand variables which are being used in study. It is also significant that you are able to differentiate how variables are defined and which ones signify independent and dependent variables.
Read “Training Community Health Workers: Factors which Influence Mammography Use” article from ProQuest database below and address the following:
(reference) Kratzke, C., Garzon, L., Lombard, J., & Karlowicz, K. (2010). Training community health workers: Factors that influence mammography use. Journal of Community Health, 35(6), 683-8. Retrieved from the ProQuest database.
i) prepare down the difference between independent and dependent variables.
ii) Determine the independent variable in article. Also find the dependent variable.
iii) Define the hypothesis of study in article. Describe how the variables were defined?
iv) Is it significant for managers and health care administrators to understand how these kinds of variables are used in research? Describe why or why not?