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Literature Review Assignment Qualitative Literature

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Running head: QUALITATIVE LITERATURECritical analysis of qualitative literatureName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1QUALITATIVE LITERATUREExecutive summaryThe report is a critical analysis of 4 peer reviewed journals on qualitative research. It will focuson methods of sample selection, collection of data, analysis of the results and the limitationsassociated with the study. It would assess the validity of the tools used to collect the data.Thecontextual nature of the qualitative research would help in formulating the implications of theresults in other socio-cultural settings. The four articles reviewed in this report are on incidenceof stroke in the UK, analysis of identification of club members with a new soccer team,identification of factors that govern the selection of accommodation at hotels by people withdisabilities and the identification of child abuse by primary school teachers and healthcareworkers.
2QUALITATIVE LITERATURETable of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................3Article 1...........................................................................................................................................3Article 2...........................................................................................................................................5Article 3...........................................................................................................................................6Article 4...........................................................................................................................................8Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................10References......................................................................................................................................11
3QUALITATIVE LITERATUREIntroductionThe assignment aims to critically analyse 4 peer reviewed qualitative journal articles.The report will contain my opinion on the trustworthiness and reliability of the articles reviewed.Furthermore, it will also elaborate on the strength and weakness of each article. The four articlesthat will be critically analysed are on incidence, mortality and risk management of stroke acrossU.K, new sports team’s member identification, tourism accessibility, and identification of childabuse by primary school teachers and healthcare professionals.Article 1Lee, S., Shafe, A. C., & Cowie, M. R. (2011).UK stroke incidence, mortality andcardiovascular risk management 1999–2008: time-trend analysis from the General PracticeResearch Database.This study investigated the recent epidemiological trends of stroke in the UK. It was atime trend analysis carried out from the year 1999 to 2008 in the UK General Practice ResearchDatabase. Evidence from other studies suggested that stroke is a major reason for mortality andmorbidity in the UK. The prevalence rates are as high as 110,000 per year (Syme et al., 2005). Ahigher proportion of aged population was cited as a major contributor to the prevalence of thiscardiovascular disorder. The primary objectives of the study were to assess the recent trendsalong with the risk factors that were found associated with first and second strokes, along withthe pharmacological therapies (Lee, Shafe & Cowie, 2011). The validity of the GPRD databaseused for the study has been confirmed by several other studies, which state the presence of highquality data in the database (Herrett, Thomas & Smeeth, 2011). The respondents were aged 18
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