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Published: 28 June 2007

274 Pages | numeropus line illustrations and figures


ISBN: 9780198528487

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Epidemiological Methods in Life Course Research

Edited by Andrew Pickles, Barbara Maughan, and Michael Wadsworth

A Life Course Approach to Adult Health

  • Presents a holistic, rather than disease specific, view of life course health assists the reader in thinking about what constitutes evidence for life course pathways and how to analyse it
  • Emphasises the inter-disciplinary nature of life course epidemiology
  • Provides an overview of study designs for life course research, allowing the researcher to assess best or complementary alternatives
  • Combines consideration of genetics and environmental factors, essential when determining the aetiology of common diseases
  • Covers both traditional and newer statistical methods for analysis of life course data

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