An Introduction to Epidemiology

An Introduction to Epidemiology

by Thomas C. Timmreck
     
 
This text is intended for introductory courses in health-related programs at both the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels. It takes the introductory student of epidemiology up to and through descriptive statistics and stops at the threshold of inferential statistics. It will also serve as a valuable reference for epidemiologists working in the field, industrial

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This text is intended for introductory courses in health-related programs at both the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels. It takes the introductory student of epidemiology up to and through descriptive statistics and stops at the threshold of inferential statistics. It will also serve as a valuable reference for epidemiologists working in the field, industrial hygienists, infectious disease nurses, and staff epidemiologists. A clear, organized presentation makes this thorough treatment of epidemiology more accessible to readers through the use of study questions, objectives, exercises, and case studies.

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This text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students can also serve as a reference for epidemiologists working in the field, industrial hygienists, infectious disease nurses, and staff epidemiologists. Coverage progresses from foundations, disease concepts, and epidemiological measures of health status through descriptive statistics in epidemiology, observational methodology, conducting investigations, and behavioral and chronic disease epidemiology. Learning features include study questions, exercises, and assignments involving the use of computers, plus 70 pages of cases. Timmreck is affiliated with California State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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New edition of a textbook for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in epidemiology. Covers selected historical developments in the field, health statistics, vital statistics and health status indicators, research methods, observational methodology, chronic disease epidemiology, and four case studies of epidemics. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763706357
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Series:
Health Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
8.05(w) x 9.99(h) x 1.19(d)

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