Which refers to consistency in the measurement process?

Question 31

Which refers to consistency in the measurement process?

Answer

Validity

Specificity

Sensitivity

Reliability

Question 32

Which method of self-reported data has the lowest response rate?

Answer

Telephone interview

Written questionnaire

Face-to-face interview

Indirect observation

Question 33

The nonprobability sampling procedure that includes participants identified by investigators, and any other persons referred by those participants, is called a:

Answer

Quota sample

Convenience sample

Snowball sample

Judgmental sample

Question 34

A measure is valid if it correctly measures the items under investigation.

Answer

True

False .

Question 35

The reliability of an instrument is far more important than its validity.

Answer

True

False .

Question 36

The purpose of using a pilot test is to identify and correct any problems prior to implementation.

Answer

True

False .

Question 37

Samples that provide an equal chance for all people in a population to be selected are:

Answer

Probability samples

Non-probability samples

Reliability samples

Self-reporting

Question 38

What type of sampling approach must be used to determine causation?

Answer

A) Snowball

B) Convenience

C) Probability

D) Random

E) Both C and D

Question 39

Probability samples are samples in which everyone in the population did not have an equal chance of being selected.

Answer

True

False .

Question 40

Based on a one group pre-post evaluation design of an asthma intervention program, it was determined that 50% of participants experienced a decrease in visits to the emergency room. The investigators could conclude that the decrease in ER visits was attributable to the intervention.

Answer

True

False .

Question 41

Select the correct pair of words to fill in the blanks in this sentence:

The goal of ____________ is social accounting and program or policy decision making, while the goal of _______________ is to generate new knowledge for prediction.

Answer

evaluation; research

evaluation; needs assessment

planning; needs assessment

research; reliability

Question 42

Which of the following contributes to the difficulty in finding any impact from a program intervention?

Answer

A0 Having a weak or ineffective intervention

B) Having measures with low validity

C) Having measures with low reliability

D) Having low coverage

A, B, and C above

 

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