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Published: 25 November 2014

384 Pages | Black and white

ISBN: 9780199059713

Bookseller Code (05)

Epidemiology: A research manual for South Africa

Third Edition

Gina Joubert and Rodney Ehrlich

  • Step-by-step guide to undertaking research, from conceiving and writing a protocol to analysis and interpretation
  • An emphasis on up-to-date epidemiological principles that readers can apply to their own research or use to interpret published research
  • Sections on burden of disease, social epidemiology, and infectious disease epidemiology including HIV/Aids
  • More than 30 case studies (examples) which illustrate how epidemiological principles have been applied to research questions in South Africa
  • Information boxes to highlight important topics in each chapter
  • Concise appendices which cover the difficult topics of standardisation and sample size calculation, as well as the correct way of structuring and writing a report
  • Useful web sites and readings to encourage further learning

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