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Researching Using the Quantitative Method

I need to come up with a social science problem that has been studied using the quantitative research method. In doing so I could also use help finding a peer-reviewed source to go along with it.

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Hi there. I am happy to help you with your request. Let's talk a bit high level first. There are MANY social science questions and even more quantitative techniques used to analyze them. I am going to make an assumption that you are in a relatively beginner course using methods such as t-tests, chi-square tests, linear regression, and maybe logistic regression analysis. So, given that assumption, let's look at your problem first. What are you interested in studying? For the sake of an example, let's use a peer-reviewed article that analyzes our problem using quantitative methods. Let's go with the topic of childhood obesity. It encompasses several social sciences such as psychology, sociology, public health, and others. As an example article, let's go with an article offered free of charge online that deals with how racial and ethnic differences in early life years can influence rates of childhood obesity. You can access the article at: ...

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