ANALYSIS OF BIO-STATISTICAL ARTICLE Name Institution Analysis of Bio-Statistical Article The investigation of the impact of intervention programs on HIV and Aids has been sidelined for quite some time. This is especially noted in areas of cultural impact cognitive analysis and other influencing factors. However this article provides a careful analysis of the role these factors play in influencing the intervention programs to most patients. This paper on the other hand carries out an analysis of the article as to show it effectively applies the hypothesis methods and findings according to the principles of biostatistics research. Data Analysis This topic has two sources of data. They are primary sources and secondary sources. The data is available from the different perspectives that researchers use when they are conducting their researches. Depending on their objectives some researchers collect initial data or go for available data to reach their conclusions. Therefore primary F. Zimmerman R. S. & Johnson B. T. (2014). Health behavior change models for HIV prevention and AIDS care: practical recommendations for a multi-level approach. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 66(Suppl 3) S250. Rosner B. (2015). Fundamentals of biostatistics. Nelson Education. Ruiz-Perez I. Murphy M. Pastor-Moreno G. Rojas-García A. & Rodríguez-Barranco M. (2017). The Effectiveness of HIV Prevention Interventions in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Ethnic Minority Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. American journal of public health 107(12) e13-e21. Steen R. Hontelez J. A. Veraart A. White R. G. & de Vlas S. J. (2014). Looking upstream to prevent HIV transmission: can interventions with sex workers alter the course of HIV epidemics in Africa as they did in Asia?. AIDS 28(6) 891-899. World Health Organization. (2016). Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection: recommendations for a public health approach. World Health Organization. [...]
Analysis of Biostatistical Article Identify a peer-reviewed article that presents statistical analysis of a pertinent topic of public health interest or importance. Provide a link to this article and give a brief summary of the article, including hypotheses, methods, and findings. Research the topic and available data sources. On the basis of the biostatistical methods you have learned about in this course, analyze the article and its findings. Here are some points to consider in your analysis: •What data are available on this topic? •What data does the article use? ◦Discuss the level of measurement, assumptions that can be made, statistics that can be calculated from these data, and the general quality of the data. •What is the type of study or study design used? ◦Explain the type of biostatistical study design that the author has used. ◦Describe the hypothesis or hypotheses that the author intends to test. ◦Explain the statistics that the author uses to test these hypotheses. •What are the article's statistical findings? ◦Describe the statistical results of the author's analysis. ◦Provide a substantive interpretation of these findings (What do the results mean in relation to the hypotheses and the public health topic?). ◦Describe the author's recommendations about this topic based on his or her findings and hypotheses. •If you had been the author, what changes, if any, would you have made in the study you analyzed? ◦Discuss whether the author made any statistical errors. •Were the correct data used for the questions asked? •Were the correct data available? •Were the correct statistics used for the data available? •What other data might you want to collect and why? •Do the statistical findings support the author's conclusions? Write a 15–20-page, double-spaced paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Utilize at least 7–10 scholarly sources in your research and be sure to include a references page. Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.