Epidemiology : beyond the basics / Moyses Szklo, Javier Nieto.

By: Szklo, M. (Moyses)Contributor(s): Nieto, F. JavierMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Burlington, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014Edition: 3rd edDescription: xiii, 515 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9781449604691 (pbk.); 1449604692 (pbk.)Subject(s): Epidemiology | Epidemiologic Methods | Epidemiology | Epidemiology | EPIDEMIOLOGIA | METODOS EPIDEMIOLOGICOSDDC classification: 614.4 Online resources: table of contents
Contents:
Basic study designs in analytical epidemiology -- Measuring disease occurrence -- Measuring associations between exposures and outcomes -- Understanding lack of validity : bias -- Identifying noncausal associations : confounding -- Defining and assessing heterogeneity of effects : interaction -- Stratification and adjustment : multivariate analysis in epidemiology -- Quality assurance and control -- Communicating results of epidemiologic studies -- Epidemiologic issues in the interface with public health policy.
Summary: This book is specifically designed to expand reader knowledge while avoiding complex statistical formulations. Emphasizing the quantitative issues of epidemiology, this book focuses on study design, measures of association, interaction, research assessment, and other methods and practice. The Second Edition takes readers who have a good understanding of basic epidemiological principles through more rigorous discussions of concepts and methods.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Basic study designs in analytical epidemiology -- Measuring disease occurrence -- Measuring associations between exposures and outcomes -- Understanding lack of validity : bias -- Identifying noncausal associations : confounding -- Defining and assessing heterogeneity of effects : interaction -- Stratification and adjustment : multivariate analysis in epidemiology -- Quality assurance and control -- Communicating results of epidemiologic studies -- Epidemiologic issues in the interface with public health policy.

This book is specifically designed to expand reader knowledge while avoiding complex statistical formulations. Emphasizing the quantitative issues of epidemiology, this book focuses on study design, measures of association, interaction, research assessment, and other methods and practice. The Second Edition takes readers who have a good understanding of basic epidemiological principles through more rigorous discussions of concepts and methods.

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