Pitfalls 3-2s

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The following suggestions will help you avoid common pitfalls in the background section.
  • Do not include technical language, social science jargon, or metric equivalents. Use lay terms that are easily understood by the average person.
  • Do not use the terms "waiver" or "release."
  • Do not summarize in one or two sentences. Provide enough information to show the context of this particular study.