Which type of error was of greatest concern for the investigators?

Random and Systematic Errors[WLOs: 3] [CLOs: 2, 3]

Look at the example of the Bogalusa Heart Study on page 440 of the text. In your one- to two-page journal entry, think about and address the following listed items:

  • Which type of error was of greatest concern for the investigators?
  • Which type of error—random or systematic—was controlled for in the research?
  • How could systematic errors arise in blood pressure measurement?
  • Propose your own methods for controlling for random and systematic errors in blood pressure measurement.

Carefully review the Grading RubricLinks to an external site. for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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