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Published: 04 August 2014

480 Pages | 80 illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195314465

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Epidemiologic Methods

Studying the Occurrence of Illness

Second Edition

Noel S. Weiss and Thomas D. Koepsell

  • Covers many concepts in greater depth than most other introductory books, making it an ideal course text or practical reference for those learning and conducting epidemiologic studies
  • Uses real-life examples to make material more consequential and applicable
  • Provides thought-provoking questions and answers at the end of nearly every chapter
  • Addresses a well-balanced set of topics in the key content areas of a graduate-level course in epidemiologic methods
  • Includes material on several topics rarely covered in other introductory texts, including temporal aspects of exposure-disease associations, approaches to enhance the "sensitivity" of epidemiologic studies, use of epidemiologic methods for evaluation of policies and programs, and ecological/multi-level studies

New to this Edition:

  • Additional exercises at the end of each chapter
  • Expanded treatment of several key topics, including confounding
  • Updated examples throughout the text

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