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Main Title Foundations of epidemiology /
Author Lilienfeld, Abraham M.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lilienfeld, David E.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 1980
OCLC Number 06086297
ISBN 0195027221; 9780195027228; 019502723X; 9780195027235
Subjects Epidemiology ; Epidemiologic Methods ; âEpidémiologie ; Méthodes épidémiologiques ; Epidemiologie--(DE-588)4015016-1
Additional Subjects Epidemiology
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Table of contents
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJEM  RA651.L54 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/01/1988
ELBM  RA651.L54 1980 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/01/1988
Edition 2d ed.
Collation xv, 375 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
"The purpose of this book is to present the concepts and methods of epidemiology as they are applied to a variety of disease problems ... Emphasis is placed on the integration of biological and statistical elements in the sequence of epidemiologic reasoning that derives inferences about the etiology of disease from population data ... This book has been designed as a text for introductory courses in epidemiology ..." Four sections focus on mortality and morbidity and cover topics including mortality statistics and measurement; classification of cause of death; epidemiological studies of morbidity and mortality; mortality distribution in populations; morbidity statistics, measurement, and surveys; and record linkage. Sets of study problems are included in these chapters. (Excerpt).