Modern Epidemiology / Edition 2

Modern Epidemiology / Edition 2

by Kenneth J. Rothman, Sander Greenland, Sheila Rothman
     
 

The expanded Second Edition of this acclaimed volume is the most comprehensive and cohesive text on the principles and methods of contemporary epidemiologic research. Coauthored by two leading epidemiologists, with 15 additional contributors, the Second Edition provides broader coverage than Dr. Rothman's single-authored original edition. A new section covers

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The expanded Second Edition of this acclaimed volume is the most comprehensive and cohesive text on the principles and methods of contemporary epidemiologic research. Coauthored by two leading epidemiologists, with 15 additional contributors, the Second Edition provides broader coverage than Dr. Rothman's single-authored original edition. A new section covers specific research areas—infectious diseases, ecologic studies, disease surveillance, analysis of vital statistics, screening, and clinical, environmental/occupational, reproductive/perinatal, genetic, and nutritional epidemiology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316757805
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.42(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments     vii
Contributors     ix
Introduction   Kenneth J. Rothman   Sander Greenland   Timothy L. Lash     1
Basic Concepts
Causation and Causal Inference   Kenneth J. Rothman   Sander Greenland   Charles Poole   Timothy L. Lash     5
Measures of Occurrence   Sander Greenland   Kenneth J. Rothman     32
Measures of Effect and Measures of Association   Sander Greenland   Kenneth J. Rothman   Timothy L. Lash     51
Concepts of Interaction   Sander Greenland   Timothy L. Lash   Kenneth J. Rothman     71
Study Design and Conduct
Types of Epidemiologic Studies   Kenneth J. Rothman   Sander Greenland   Timothy L. Lash     87
Cohort Studies   Kenneth J. Rothman   Sander Greenland     100
Case-Control Studies   Kenneth J. Rothman   Sander Greenland   Timothy L. Lash     111
Validity in Epidemiologic Studies   Kenneth J. Rothman   Sander Greenland   Timothy L. Lash     128
Precision and Statistics in Epidemiologic Studies   Kenneth J. Rothman   SanderGreenland   Timothy L. Lash     148
Design Strategies to Improve Study Accuracy   Kenneth J. Rothman   Sander Greenland   Timothy L. Lash     168
Causal Diagrams   M. Maria Glymour   Sander Greenland     183
Data Analysis
Fundamentals of Epidemiologic Data Analysis   Sander Greenland   Kenneth J. Rothman     213
Introduction to Categorical Statistics   Sander Greenland   Kenneth J. Rothman     238
Introduction to Stratified Analysis   Sander Greenland   Kenneth J. Rothman     258
Applications of Stratified Analysis Methods   Sander Greenland     283
Analysis of Polytomous Exposures and Outcomes   Sander Greenland     303
Introduction to Bayesian Statistics   Sander Greenland     328
Bias Analysis   Sander Greenland   Timothy L. Lash     345
Introduction to Regression Models   Sander Greenland     381
Introduction to Regression Modeling   Sander Greenland     418
Special Topics
Surveillance   James W. Buehler     459
Using Secondary Data   Jorn Olsen     481
Field Methods in Epidemiology    Patricia Hartge   Jack Cahill     492
Ecologic Studies   Hal Morgenstern     511
Social Epidemiology   Jay S. Kaufman     532
Infectious Disease Epidemiology   C. Robert Horsburgh, Jr.   Barbara E. Mahon     549
Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology   Muin J. Khoury   Robert Millikan   Marta Gwinn     564
Nutritional Epidemiology   Walter C. Willett     580
Environmental Epidemiology   Irva Hertz-Picciotto     598
Methodologic Issues in Reproductive Epidemiology   Clarice R. Weinberg   Allen J. Wilcox     620
Clinical Epidemiology   Noel S. Weiss     641
Meta-Analysis   Sander Greenland   Keith O'Rourke     652
References     683
Index     733

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