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Epidemiology : an introduction

Author: Kenneth J Rothman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an account of thinking on epidemiologic study design, data analysis and interpretation. This book begins with an introduction to causal thinking and causal inference, leading into measures of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Rothman
ISBN: 0195135547 9780195135541
OCLC Number: 318266953
Description: viii, 223 p. : il . ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to Epidemiologic Thinking; 2. What is Causation?; 3. Measuring Disease Occurrence and Causal Effects; 4. Types of Epidemiologic Study; 5. Biases of Study Design; 6. Random Error and the Role of Statistics; 7. Analyzing Simple Epidemiologic Data; 8. Controlling Confounding by Stratifying Data; 9. Measuring Interactions; 10. Using Regression Models in Epidemiologic Analysis; 11. Epidemiology in Clinical Settings
Responsibility: Kenneth J. Rothman.

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This is an excellent introduction to the principles and concepts of epidemiology. European Journal of Public Health, Vol 14, No 2

 
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