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Discuss the strengthsand weaknesses of cross-sectional studies and examples of how they can be “descriptive” or “analytic” study designs. Discuss an example of a disease where survival couldinfluence the association between a possible exposure and the disease when measured with a cross-sectional study. DO NOT discuss examples used in the textbook “ Gordis Epidemiology“.
PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN PARAGRAPHS AND MAKE IT COHESIVE AND TRY TO INCORPORATE THE READINGS BELOW
PLEASE add the links/sites below to the reference list if you use any of these readings and make sure everything is in proper APA format.
Read Chapter 10 in Gordis Epidemiology.
View “Cohort and Case Control Studies,” by Martin (2013), located on the YouTube website.
Read “Introduction to Study Designs – Cross-Sectional Studies,” located on the Health Knowledge website.
Read “Cross-Sectional Studies,” from ERIC Notebook (2012), located on the Gillings School of Global Public Health -University of North Carolina website.
Read “Section 7: Analytic Epidemiology,” from Lesson 1 of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) self-study course, Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice: An Introduction to Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2012), located on the CDC website.