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Disease Frequency: Advanced

Thomas D. Koepsell and Noel S. Weiss

in Epidemiologic Methods

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195150780
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865161 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150780.003.0004
 Disease Frequency: Advanced

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Chapter 3 offered an overview of ways to measure disease frequency in populations. This chapter takes a closer look at several of the main techniques, highlighting properties and relationships among them that may not be apparent on a first encounter. Exercises are provided at the end of the chapter.

Keywords: diseases; prevalence; cumulative incidence; epidemiology

Chapter.  11134 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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