. There is no attrition rate recorded for this study because it is a cross-sectional study.
8. What was the setting for this research study? Was it appropriate for conducting this study?
a. The setting for this study was a natural or field setting and was appropriate for this studys research design.
b. The setting for this study was a partially controlled setting and was appropriate for this studys research design.
c. The setting for this study was a highly controlled setting and was appropriate for this studys research design.
d. The setting for this study was not well described by the authors and therefore not appropriate for conducting this study.
Question 9 -13: Measurement Methods. (For help with these questions refer to chapters 10 & 12.)
9. Which of these questionnaires or scales are used in this research study? (Select all that apply.)
a. The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)
b. Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ)
c. Psychiatric Symptom Index (PSI)
d. Youth Risk Behavior Web-Based Survey (YRBWBS)
e. Efforts-Reward Imbalance Questionnaire (ERI)
10. How do the authors describe the CURRENT reliability of the Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ).
a. they compared two pencil and paper forms of the test to determine their equivalence
b. they compared two observers of the same group of subjects to determine their equivalence in making observations
c. they tested the current group of subjects twice using the same questionnaire or scale.
d. they computed a Cronbachs alpha on the questionnaires that were administered to this group of subjects.
11. Which type of validity (below) best describes the authors statements about the validity of the Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ)?
a. content validity
b. evidence of validity from contrasting groups
c. evidence of validity from convergence
d. evidence of validity from divergence
12. Did the authors develop a questionnaire or survey for this research study?
a. No they used only previously developed questionnaires or surveys.
b. Yes they developed the Efforts-Reward Imbalance Questionnaire (ERI)
c. Yes they reported adding a few of their own short-answer questions at the end of the questionnaire.
d. This study did not use any questionnaires or surveys.
13. Did the authors use any physiological measurements in this study?
a. Yes
b. No
Question 14 15: Data Collection. (For help with these questions refer to chapters 10 & 12)
14. Which one of the following best describes the data collection process used in this study.
a. questionnaires / surveys were completed and returned to the researchers
b. questionnaires / surveys were completed via the internet
c. data was collected by trained nurses
d. trained observers watched the subjects and collected the data
e. nurse researchers interviewed the study participants and transcribed the interviews
f. none of these data collection methods best describes the data collection used in this study
15. If there was more than one data collector for the study would an estimation of inter-rater reliability be an important concept for the authors to report on for this study?
a. yes and the authors reported their efforts to achieve inter-rater reliability.
b. yes but the authors do not discuss any efforts to achieve inter-rater reliability.