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Epidemiology : an Introduction.

Author: Kenneth J Rothman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, 2002.
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In the past thirty years epidemiology has matured from a fledgling scientific field into a vibrant discipline that brings together the biological and social sciences, and in doing so draws upon disciplines ranging from statistics and survey sampling to the philosophy of science. These areas of knowledge have converged into a modern theory of epidemiology that has been slow to penetrate into textbooks, particularly  Read more...
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Rothman, Kenneth J.
Epidemiology : An Introduction.
: Oxford University Press, USA, ©2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Rothman
ISBN: 019974789X 9780199747894
OCLC Number: 958575859
Description: 1 online resource (411 pages)

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In the past thirty years epidemiology has matured from a fledgling scientific field into a vibrant discipline that brings together the biological and social sciences, and in doing so draws upon disciplines ranging from statistics and survey sampling to the philosophy of science. These areas of knowledge have converged into a modern theory of epidemiology that has been slow to penetrate into textbooks, particularly at the introductory level. Epidemiology: An Introduction closes the gap. It begins with a brief, lucid discussion of causal thinking and causal inference and then takes the reader th.

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