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Associations between Exposure and Disease

Theodore R. Holford

in Multivariate Methods in Epidemiology

Published in print July 2002 | ISBN: 9780195124408
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864270 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124408.003.0001

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Associations between Exposure and Disease

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the strategies for studying disease in a population. It considers the rationale for studying more than one factor at a time. It then discusses the quantitative framework that can guide the approach to formulating studies of disease etiology. An overview of the different parts of the book is presented.

Keywords: epidemiology; etiology; disease; population studies; multivariate methods; data analysis; statistical methods

Chapter.  4530 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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