1.1 Briefly describe the health issue of the study’s focus?
1.2 What is the significance of the study?
2. Overview of the research design (Total: 5 marks)
2.1 What was the aim of the research?
2.2 What research design was used? Was it appropriate? Why/why not?
3. Sampling (Total: 10 marks)
3.1 Who were the study participants?
3.2 What are the inclusion and exclusion criteria of the sample? Why is it important to have these criteria identified before recruitment?
3.3 What sampling technique was employed in this study? Was it appropriate for the research design? Why/why not?
3.4 Briefly describe the intervention and control groups. How were participants allocated to groups? Was the allocation appropriate? Why/why not?