Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, 3rd Edition

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Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice

  • Acknowledgments
  • Continuing Education Credit
  • Ordering Information
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Epidemiology
    • Definition of Epidemiology
    • Historical Evolution of Epidemiology
    • Uses
    • Core Epidemiologic Functions
    • The Epidemiologic Approach
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Analytic Epidemiology
    • Concepts of Disease Occurrence
    • Natural History and Spectrum of Disease
    • Chain of Infection
    • Epidemic Disease Occurrence
    • Summary
    • Exercise Answers
    • Self-Assessment Quiz
    • Answers to Self-Assessment Quiz
    • References
    • Websites
  • Lesson 2: Summarizing Data
    • Organizing Data
    • Types of Variables
    • Frequency Distributions
    • Properties of Frequency Distributions
    • Methods for Summarizing Data
    • Measures of Central Location
    • Measures of Spread
    • Choosing the Right Measure of Central Locationand Spread
    • Summary
    • Exercise Answers
    • Self-Assessment Quiz
    • Answers to Self-Assessment Quiz
    • References
    • Instructions for Epi Info 6 (DOS)
  • Lesson 3: Measures of Risk
    • Frequency Measures
    • Morbidity Frequency Measures
    • Mortality Frequency Measures
    • Natality (Birth) Measures
    • Measures of Association
    • Measures of Public Health Impact
    • Summary
    • Exercise Answers
    • Self-Assessment Quiz
    • Answers to Self-Assessment Quiz
    • References
  • Lesson 4: Displaying Public Health Data
    • Introduction to Tables and Graphs
    • Tables
    • Graphs
    • Other Data Displays
    • Using Computer Technology
    • Summary
    • Exercise Answers
    • Self-Assessment Quiz
    • Answers to Self-Assessment Quiz
    • References
    • Websites
    • Instructions for Epi Info 6 (DOS)
  • Lesson 5: Public Health Surveillance
    • Introduction
    • Purpose and Characteristics of Public Health Surveillance
    • Identifying Health Problems for Surveillance
    • Identifying or Collecting Data for Surveillance
    • Analyzing and Interpreting Data
    • Disseminating Data and Interpretation
    • Evaluating and Improving Surveillance
    • Summary
    • Appendix A. Characteristics of Well-Conducted Surveillance
    • Appendix B. CDC Fact Sheet on Chlamydia
    • Appendix C. Examples of Surveillance
    • Appendix D. Major Health Data Systems in the United States
    • Appendix E. Limitations of Notifiable Disease Surveillance and Recommendations for Improvement
    • Exercise Answers
    • Self-Assessment Quiz
    • Answers to Self-Assessment Quiz
    • References
    • Websites
  • Lesson 6: Investigating an Outbreak
    • Introduction to Investigating an Outbreak
    • Steps of an Outbreak Investigation
    • Summary
    • Exercise Answers
    • Self-Assessment Quiz
    • Answers to Self-Assessment Quiz
    • References
    • Websites
  • Glossary
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