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Accomplishments in Cancer Epidemiology

Brian Macmahon.

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 19629 words.

In his chapter “Accomplishments in Cancer Epidemiology,” Dr. MacMahon summarizes the history of the discipline, particularly the epidemiologic evidence on cigarette smoking, ionizing...

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Action theory and policy analysis: the ADEPT model

Alfred Rütten, Peter Gelius and Karim Abu-Omar.

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 6539 words.

This chapter presents the “Analysis of Determinants of Policy Impact” (ADEPT) model, an approach to policy analysis in health promotion that is easy-to-use, parsimonious, and empirically...

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Actor–network theory: the governance of intersectoral initiatives

Louise Potvin and Carole Clavier.

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 10603 words.

Local, community-based action on the determinants of health that aims to reduce social health inequalities requires coordinated actions, mainly in the form of programmes that bring together...

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Addiction aware? Corporate social responsibility

David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl and Brendan Montague.

in Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 6799 words.

This chapter considers whether corporate social responsibility (CSR) across ‘addictive industries’ is a vehicle for corporations to make a positive contribution to the health and welfare of...

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The addiction thought collective: How think tanks foster addiction

David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl and Brendan Montague.

in Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 6459 words.

The rise of think tanks is a key development in the evolution of policy networks. The sheer scale and reach of think tanks is underappreciated: for example, the European Policy Institutes...

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Addictive substances and behaviours and corruption, transparency, and governance

David Miller and Claire Harkins.

in Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 9522 words.

Well-being is associated, in the case of addictive substances and behaviours, predominantly with either the effect on individuals of substances or behaviours or their impacts on society...

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Addictive substances and behaviours and social justice

Jacek Moskalewicz and Justyna Klingemann.

in Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 7876 words.

Throughout history social stigma suffered by individual addicts has often been extended to cover large segments of society, first the lower classes and ethnic minorities in order to...

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Addictive substances and socioeconomic development

Robin Room, Sujatha Sankaran, Laura A. Schmidt, Pia Mäkelä and Jürgen Rehm.

in Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 10466 words.

The interplay is considered between socioeconomic factors and alcohol, tobacco, and other psychoactive substances. Relations of addictive behaviour to differences in wealth between...

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Adjustment for Covariates

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia and Evelyn J. Bromet.

in Psychiatric Epidemiology

July 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 6832 words.

This chapter introduces methods of statistical adjustment. Statistical adjustment is used to reduce the effects of confounders; or, more precisely, to infer what association would have been...

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Advanced Statistical Analysis

Harvey Checkoway, Neil Pearce and David Kriebel.

in Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology

March 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 12763 words.

Stratified analyses may not be feasible if there are multiple exposure categories or two or more than two or three confounders. In this situation, multiple regression methods are required....

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