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FIGURE 6.2: Cross - sectional study
FIGURE 6.6: Experimental studies
TABLE 8.1: Nationally Notifiable Diseases, 2009
TABLE 10.2: Sensitivity: True - Positive Ratio
TABLE 10.3: Specificity: True - Negative Ratio
TABLE 12.9: Current Asthma Estimates by Age, United States, 2006
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Epidemiology Foundations: The Science of Public Health

Epidemiology Foundations: The Science of Public Health

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Written by Peter J. Fosan expert in epidemiology with more than twenty years teaching experienceEpidemiology Foundations offers an ideal introduction to the theory and practice of public health epidemiology. This important text discusses both the historical perspective and future trends of epidemiology, reviews health and disease, and explains how they are measured. The book's overview of epidemiological studies shows how they are used in practice. Epidemiology Foundations takes a social and community perspective and includes information about global diseases and epidemics.

Emphasis on concepts such as population health, social determinants, and global health make this book especially interesting and accessible to those new to the subject. Each chapter is supplemented with problem-solving exercises and research assignments to aid readers in understanding its epidemiology principles. Reflecting and expanding on recommendations of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Epidemiology Foundations is the ideal text for any course introducing epidemiology in public health.

Written by Peter J. Fosan expert in epidemiology with more than twenty years teaching experienceEpidemiology Foundations offers an ideal introduction to the theory and practice of public health epidemiology. This important text discusses both the historical perspective and future trends of epidemiology, reviews health and disease, and explains how they are measured. The book's overview of epidemiological studies shows how they are used in practice. Epidemiology Foundations takes a social and community perspective and includes information about global diseases and epidemics.

Emphasis on concepts such as population health, social determinants, and global health make this book especially interesting and accessible to those new to the subject. Each chapter is supplemented with problem-solving exercises and research assignments to aid readers in understanding its epidemiology principles. Reflecting and expanding on recommendations of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Epidemiology Foundations is the ideal text for any course introducing epidemiology in public health.

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