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Concepts of Epidemiology: Integrating the ideas, theories, principles and methods of epidemiology

Raj Bhopal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199543144
eISBN:
9780191723995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543144.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the science that underpins health and health care, and is concerned with the pattern, frequency, and causes of disease. This book describes and illustrates epidemiology and its ... More


Quantifying the Issue

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of the principles of epidemiology that relate to public health practice. It focuses primarily on methods used to measure and characterize disease frequency in ... More


Person, Place, and Time

Thomas D. Koepsell and Noel S. Weiss

in Epidemiologic Methods: Studying the Occurrence of Illness

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150780
eISBN:
9780199865161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150780.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter elaborates on the person-place-time framework and illustrates some of its uses through examples. Occasionally methods of comparison that have not yet been covered in detail are employed, ... More


Epidemiological study design and principles of data analysis: An integrated suite of methods

Raj S. Bhopal

in Concepts of Epidemiology: Integrating the ideas, theories, principles and methods of epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199543144
eISBN:
9780191723995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543144.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiological studies have apparently distinct designs but are unified by their common goal to understand the frequency and causes of disease, by their strategy of seeking associations between ... More


Epidemiologic Methods: Studying the Occurrence of Illness

Thomas D. Koepsell and Noel S. Weiss

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150780
eISBN:
9780199865161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150780.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology seeks to describe and to understand patterns of disease occurrence in human populations. This book is an expanded introduction to the concepts and tools of epidemiologic research. The ... More


Moscow: Fragments of Evidence

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter identifies the evidence that helped determine the cause of the anthrax epidemic in Sverdlovsk. It first discusses the “point epidemic” or the large but temporary excess in disease ... More


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