Read chapters 7 and 8 of the class textbooks and review the PowerPoint presentations located in the PowerPoint folder. Once done answer the following questions.
1. Describe an understanding of the following.
The primary method used to measure the state of health a population is experiencing, including the rules and formula used for calculations
The difference between crude and adjusted rates as well as incidence and prevalence rates
The difference between incidence density, incidence rates, and relative risk ratio.
2. Using examples, interpret the relevance of the use of rates in nursing practice.
3. Mention and discuss the differences between descriptive and analytical research.
APA format (intext citations and references)
A minimum of 3 evidence-based references no older than 5 years must be used.
A minimum of 800 words not to exceed 1,000 are required without counting the first and last page.