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. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
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CHAPTER 1 HISTORY PHILOSOPHY AND USES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
CHAPTER 2 EPIDEMIOLOGIC MEASUREMENTS USED TO DESCRIBE DISEASE OCCURENCE
CHAPTER 3 DATA AND ADDITIONAL MEASURES OF DISEASE OCCURRENCE
PATTERNS OF DISEASEPERSON PLACE TIME
CHAPTER 5 ASSOCIATION AND CAUSALITY
TYPES OF STUDY DESIGNS
CHAPTER 7 EPIDEMIOLOGY AND THE POLICY ARENA
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