What is the study question and is it relevant?

Healthy People 2020 is a framework to assist communities in preventing disease and promoting health. Search the scientific literature and find a research study related to one of the focus areas identified by Healthy People 2020.

In a 750-1200-word essay, critically appraise the study by answering each of the following questions:

What is the study question and is it relevant?

Does the study add anything new?

What type of research question is being asked?

Was the study design appropriate for the research question?

Did the study methods address the most important potential sources of bias?

Was the study performed according to the original protocol?

Does the study test a stated hypothesis? If so, what is it?

Does the data justify the conclusions?

Are there any conflicts of interest?

There are methodological points to consider in appraising literature that are specific to cross-sectional, cohort, case-control, clinical trials, and case studies. Based on the design of this study, what are the key methodical points to consider?

A minimum of three scholarly resources is required.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines. It is required to be submit to turnitin.  An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. See portions of the rubric below:

Topic /Introduction: The information provided is comprehensive and provides specific information necessary to assist the audience in understanding the topic's importance.

Critical Appraisal: Thoughtfully analyzes and evaluates study from a critical perspective and draws warranted, judicious, nonfallacious conclusions. Addresses all components (a-j). Information and evidence are accurate, appropriate.

Content Comprehension: Content is comprehensive, accurate, and persuasive; definitions are clearly stated. Research is adequate, current, and relevant, and addresses all of the issues stated in the assignment criteria.

Thesis Development and Purpose: Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.

Argument Logic and Construction: Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.