# Research & Appraisals

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- Q1
Which aspect of statistics can help decide if the values can apply in real life?

I2 Value

Power

Confidence Interval

P-Value

15s - Q2
What is the Forest Plot also known as?

Funnel Plot

Histogram

Phlebogram

Blobbogram

15s - Q3
Other than the forest plot, what other statistics can you perform for a systematic review?

None

Pooled Mean Sampling

Funnel Plot

MANOVA

15s - Q4
Which theory describes the normal distribution curve?

Central limit theory

Skewed proportions theory

Hawthorne effect

Hypotheticodeductive theory

15s - Q5
What is the disadvantage of a systematic review?

May not be reflective in case of heterogenous inclusions

Pooled data may influence the confidence interval range

Magnifies errors present in included studies

Defines a conclusion

15s - Q6
Which test will you perform for a survey?

Chi square test

Linear regression

T Test

Fisher test

15s - Q7
What is the best study design for a study evaluating the ELIZA diagnostic test?

Case control study

Cross sectional survey

Longitudinal survey

Cohort study

15s - Q8
What is the best study design for a project comparing the effectiveness of non-surgical periodontal therapy?

Cohort study

Case series

RCT

Controlled Clinical Trial

15s - Q9
In a study evaluating the effect of stress in relation to Temporomandibular joint problems, my calculations turn out an RR value of 4.7; What is your interpretation?

Increase in Stress reduces TMD issues

Increased stress causes severe TMD issues

Increased Stress plays a protective role in TMD

Stress and TMD issues have no relation at all

15s - Q10
Which database can you use to obtain pre-appraised articles?

DARE

TRIP

Cochrane

Google Scholar

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