Quantitative Research Question and Methods

Quantitative Research Question and Methods

For this assessment you will craft a quantitative research question based on the hospital-acquired condition you selected for the Research Problem and Purpose Statements, as well as examine quantitative methodologies and data collection strategies that would enable you to answer your research question. There is no length requirement for this assessment. Most submissions that fully address all scoring guide criteria will be 2 to 5 pages in length.





  • Vogt, W. P. (Ed.). (2011). SAGE quantitative research methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    • Under Volume 1: Fundamental Issues in Quantitative Research, just the section titled, “Conversations about Three Things.”
      • This essay introduces the three main questions that researchers face when attempting to develop and carry out a research project.
  • Allen, M. (Ed.). (2017). The SAGE encyclopedia of communication research methods.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    • Use the search field ad search for “Quantitative research, purpose of.” This will take you to the following reading:
      • Burrell, N., & Gross, C. (2017). Quantitative research, purpose of.
        • Overview of quantitative research concepts. Also includes a brief discussion about the differences between quantitative and qualitative research.
    • Use the search field ad search for “Quantitative research, steps for.” This will take you to the following reading:
      • Eden, J. (2017). Quantitative research, steps for.
        • Brief overview of the primary steps in a quantitative research approach.


  • Babbie, E. R. (2017). The basics of social research (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage. Available from the Bookstore.
    • Chapter 5, “Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement,” pages 125–158.
      • This chapter presents strategies for working through a potential research project from idea to action to collecting the data.
    • Chapter 14, “Quantitative Data Analysis,” pages 422–446.
      • This chapter presents a number of different tools and strategies for analyzing quantitative data. It may be useful in identifying methods or data tools that could potentially help to answer the research question you develop for the Quantitative Research Questions and Methods assessment.

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In the research proposal problem identification, the timely removal of catheters was presented as the most effective prevention of CA-UTI, which is a hospital-acquired infection (HAI). However, more research is required to find out whether the early removal of catheters is safe and also promotes better prevention from UTIs. In this quantitative research approach, a randomized quasi-experimental study of patients will be performed to ascertain the effects of early or timely removal of catheters. The research question will be based on a causative model of research as will the research design. The aim of this section of the paper is to outline how an effective quantitative research will be conducted to outline the effects of early catheter removal as a means of preventing UTIs………..

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