As an increasing number of colleges and universities call for an epidemiologic content into liberal arts programs. This title is designed to meet the needs of instructors teaching and overview or introductory course of epidemiology. In an easy-to-read and understandable format, the text demonstrates applied approaches in everyday life and also to specific health outcomes. Key Features: Numbers case studies Text boxes and vignettes throughout Exhibits Photographs Figures Illustrations Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 1-5, 19, & 21 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.
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Epidemiologic Measurements Used to Describe Disease Occurrence
Data and Additional Measures of Disease Occurrence
Patterns of DiseasePerson Place Time
Association and Causality
Types of Study Designs
Epidemiology and the Policy Arena
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