Tutorial 7- Research Designs
Please use 25 minutes to discuss the following in your small groups. You will be asked
to share your discussion with the class.
Research Design: Case-control study (group 2)
Research Topic: Risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s disease
1. Design a research study for the given topic and specified research design.
Describe the general methodologies (selection criteria and group
allocation, if applicable).
- Selection of cases: Alzheimer’s and non-Alzheimers (below 65 and 65+)
- Cases from hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and senior homes
- Controls from nonhospitalized persons living in the community (people
without alzheimers outside