Q: What is descriptive cross-section research design?
I need an example research article that uses a descriptive cross-section research design.
A descriptive cross-sectional study inspects the prevalence of a disease or condition in a defined population at a specific point or period in time without attempting to draw any inferences or offer any causes for the prevalence. Such a study is conducted for several reasons, such as for resource allocation or identifying areas for further study or conveying informal information about the disease or condition.
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