Question Paper Of Research Methodology Commonwealth Essay Competition 2013 Singapore
Methodology Type of Research The type of research that will be used in this study is qualitative research and quantitative research.Qualitative researchers aim to gather an in-depth understanding of human behavior and the reasons that govern such behavior.Most of the mothers are housewives and the others remaining have full-time jobs, part-time jobs and self-employed. While majority of them were married, a lot were still in a status of live-in and are single.More than half of the mothers did not have previous children before the current one.Those with higher educational attainment resort more to formula feeding and mixed feeding than those with lower educational attainment.Health care professionals influence mothers the most when it comes to infant feeding decisions.The health care facilities and institutions in these three barangays will then be the target sources of respondents of the researcher.
Conclusion Majority of the mothers formula feed their child and only a minority exclusively breastfeeds their children, especially as per recommendation of the World Health Organization.
The opinion of experts will also be sought in this research to provide explanations regarding the respondents‟ infant feeding behaviors and practices.
Questionnaire The questionnaire requires information about the socio-economic and demographic background of the mother.
The researcher chose Las Piñas City because of the socio-economic conditions present in the area that is relevant to the study and also as it fits the time frame and resources of the researcher.
The randomly sampled respondents will be asked by the researcher for consent and approval to answer the questionnaire until the desired number of respondents which is 100 is reached.
Majority of the mothers that served as respondents in this study fall under the age range of 17-30 years old.