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Dilemas contemporáneos: educación, política y valores

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GONZALEZ, Iruma Alfonso; ROMERO FERNANDEZ, Ariel José  and  PIMIENTA CONCEPCION, Iván. Assessment of the usefulness of epidemiological action research in times of Covid 19. Dilemas contemp. educ. política valores [online]. 2021, vol.8, n.3, 00029.  Epub June 11, 2021. ISSN 2007-7890.

Action research is an important tool for epidemiological and health studies worldwide, which is the reason for this research aimed at assessing the usefulness of epidemiological action research as a research methodology in times of COVID 19 in Ecuador. Documents were reviewed and a survey was applied to researchers of the Medicine career, most of whom (92.3%) stated that they use action research in health studies and that it is highly effective in such studies, as well as that they use it in their research with a high frequency. Finally, more than 90% consider that it is very useful for epidemiological studies in times of Covid 19.

Keywords : action research; usefulness in epidemiological studies; action research in Covid 19.

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