Descriptive Studies: Definition & Example

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In science, which of the following types of questions do descriptive studies NOT answer?

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1. In science, which of the following describes a case report?

2. Which of the following is an example of a case series in scientific studies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps you check your knowledge of descriptive studies. Examples of a case series and incidence studies are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to see how familiar you are with:

  • An example of an incidence study
  • The purpose of an ecological study
  • Types of questions that descriptive studies answer
  • Characteristics of a case report

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an example of a case series in scientific studies
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on descriptive studies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ecological and incidence studies

Additional Learning

Descriptive Studies: Definition & Example is a lesson you can use any time to review more about:

  • The purpose of analytical studies
  • Differences between descriptive studies and analytical studies
  • How incidence reports work
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