scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,048
SMOKING HABITS Smoking Habits Abstract This report includes a survey carried out and its quantitative evaluation from a Macro-Sociologists scrutiny in the form of a questionnaire Appendix 2 to test the hypotheses Do patients that are potentially curable have a history of smoking and would benefit from stopping The research survey was carried out in the out patients department of the Oncology Clinic in Altnagelvin Area Hospital The researcher has also entwined smaller research project within this report in the form of question 4 to test a separate hypothesis of interest Is there a correlation between smoking and weight this was conducted on a much smaller scale and by including it in this survey has saved the researcher costs and time Some evidence suggests that those who continue to smoke during or after treatment have a worse outcome that those who stop Yu G-P 1997 Two of the hospital Psychologists who are part of the medical team and also treat the out patients in the Oncology Unit believe that this may be true and as a result have encouraged and sought financial sources to carry out this research Sampling Frame The sampling frame was purposely chosen as the representatives patients medical diagnosis and history has indicated that they are potentially curable and may have a history of smoking that would benefit from stopping The research survey is in no means intended either to discriminate against any other patients attending the Oncology Clinic nor to show any bias towards them The rationale of the age bracket in the sampling frame being up to 80 years old is since quality of life is viewed as important at this stage in a persons life-course the available treatment would cause too much distress in these cases symptomatic treatment is given Ethics The researcher verbally asked permission in person after giving the participants their questionnaires by hand to use the information
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA