Is Substance abuse related to rising rates of schizoaffective disorder among Adults in California?
PROBLEM STATEMENT: Explain why your topic is important. What do you believe is missing in this field (the gap), and how will your project help to fill that gap?
RESEARCH QUESTION: Insert your approved research question here. [exposure, outcome, and population]
OBJECTIVE AND SPECIFIC AIMS: what is the overall objective of your study?
Then mention the specific aims.
Example: The objective of the study is to investigate the relationship between race/ethnicity and the incidence and mortality of post-operative to septic shock among patients who had neurosurgical procedures in California Hospitals.
This study aims to determine:
- Racial variation of septic shock among patients who had neurosurgical procedures in California;
- Racial variation of mortality from septic shock among patients who had neurosurgical procedures in California;
- Factors associated with septic shock incidence and mortality among patients who had neurosurgical procedures in California.
HYPOTHESIS: What answers are you hypothesizing for your research question(s)?
BACKGROUND: Provide more detail as to the background leading to this application/proposal. Critically evaluate existing knowledge, and identify specific gaps that the project is intended to fill. Introduce the topics. What is not known. Why is this topic importantand what trigerrred me to do it. Significance of the project. comprehensive