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Author Koepsell, Thomas D., author.

Title Epidemiologic methods : studying the occurrence of illness / Noel S. Weiss, Thomas D. Koepsell, University of Washington.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  614.4 K78E    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description viii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Note Author's names reversed on the first edition.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : an epidemic of blindness in young children -- Diseases and populations -- Disease frequency : basic -- Disease frequency : advanced -- Overview of study designs -- Sources of data on disease occurrence -- Person, place, and time -- Inferring a causal relation between exposure and disease -- Measures of excess risk -- Measurement error -- Confounding and its control : basic -- Confounding and its control : advanced -- Randomized trials -- Cohort studies -- Case-control studies -- Ecologic and multi-level studies -- Induction periods and latent periods -- Improving the sensitivity of epidemiologic studies -- Screening -- Outbreak investigation -- Evaluating the effects of policies on health.
Subject Epidemiology -- Methodology.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Epidemiology -- Methodology. (OCoLC)fst00914098
Added Author Weiss, Noel S., 1941- author.
ISBN 9780195314465 (alkaline paper)
0195314468 (alkaline paper)
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