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Person, Place, and Time

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/9780195150780.003.0007
 Person, Place, and Time

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This chapter elaborates on the person-place-time framework and illustrates some of its uses through examples. Occasionally methods of comparison that have not yet been covered in detail are employed, such as age-adjusted mortality rates. Exercises are provided at the end of the chapter.

Keywords: epidemiology; epidemiological studies; disease frequency; comparison

Chapter.  9893 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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