Occupation: Infectious Disease Physician
City of Residence; Chicago, IL
High School: Big Sky High School, Montana
You can create a qualitative study to investigate the rational and reasons why bed nets are not being used. This study can include a quantitative survey to investigate common or known barriers to bed net use but also participant/group interviews to explore reasons that are not apparent initially.
Efficacy can be defined as whether an intervention demonstrates a benefit over placebo or another intervention when tested in an ideal situation such as those created in a clinical trial. Effectiveness is different than efficacy in that a treatment or intervention works in real life in non-ideal situation or circumstance. Effectiveness cannot be…[Read more]
1. Mortality Rate: Mortality rate is the ratio of deaths and number of individuals in a given population in a specified period of time
2. Mortality rate = # of deaths in a given time period/size of population in which death occurred (middle of time period often used). this number is often multiple by 1000 to report #deaths per 1000 person years