Studying Health and Disease (Health and Disease Series)

Studying Health and Disease (Health and Disease Series)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335208357
Publisher: Open University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Health and Disease Series
Edition description: Second Edition Color Enhanced
Pages: 215
Product dimensions: 8.28(w) x 10.32(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - The nature of scientific research - Qualitative methods in sociology and anthropology - Historical research methods - Quantitative methods in social science - Analysing numerical data - Some basic ideas of demography and epidemiology - Investigating causes and evaluating treatments - Biomedical research methods - The web of explanations - Abbreviations list - References and further sources, including internet sites - Index.

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