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Epidemiology Kept Simple : An Introduction to Traditional and Modern Epidemiology,9781444336085
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This text introduces the history and the use of epidemiology as a discipline. It clearly explains the concepts and techniques associated with traditional epidemiology, the design of trials and the analysis of observational data and advanced biostatistical and epidemiologic techniques. It includes practical exercises, case studies and real-world applications throughout and explains all new terminology with minimum use of technical language.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition

Preface to the First Edition

1. Epidemiology Past and Present

2. Causal Concepts

3. Epidemiologic Measures
4. Descriptive Epidemiology

5. Introduction to Epidemiologic Study Design
6. Experimental studies
7. Observational cohort studies
8. Case control studies

9. Error in Epidemiologic Research

10. Screening for disease

11. The Infectious Disease Process
12. Outbreak Investigation
13. Confidence Intervals and p Values

14. Mantel–Haenszel Methods
15. Statistical Interaction: Effect Measure Modification

16. Case Definitions and Disease Classification

17. Survival Analysis

18. Current Life Tables

19. Random Distribution of Cases in Time and Space

Answers to Exercises and Review Questions

Appendix 1. 95% Confidence Limits for Poisson Counts

Appendix 2. Tail Areas in the Standard Normal (Z) Distribution: Double There Areas for Two-Sided p Values

Appendix 3. Right-Tail Areas in Chi-Square Distributions

Appendix 4. Case Study—Cigarette Smoking and Lung Cancer

Appendix 5. Case Study—Tampons and Toxic Shock Syndrome


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