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the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease

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We randomly selected two controls from each case patient's village because the descriptive epidemiology investigation suggested that these individuals would share similar soil, microclimate, and farming practices.
Descriptive epidemiology of Collegiate men's soccer injuries: National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System, 1988-89 through 2002-2003.
Of the 246 category assignments made, descriptive epidemiology was the most common (24 percent), followed by comparative effectiveness (17 percent) and economic assessments (12 percent).
With extensive treatment of the heart of epidemiology--from study designs to descriptive epidemiology to quantitative measures--this reader friendly text is accessible and interesting to a wide range of health-related disciplines.
The descriptive epidemiology of head injury in the United States.
Descriptive epidemiology of low back pain and its related medical care in the United States.
This would allow for descriptive epidemiology and treatment intervention studies on AIDS.
Studies on Descriptive Epidemiology and the Natural History of Rheumatic Diseases
Designed as a study companion for Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology or other introductory texts, this volume provides exercises, projects and discussion topics on historical issues of infectious diseases, descriptive epidemiology on outbreaks such as HIV/AIDS and foodborne diseases and analytical methods for treatment and classification.
With extensive treatment of the heart of epidemiology--from study designs to descriptive epidemiology to quantitative measures--this reader-friendly text is accessible and interesting to a wide range of health-related disciplines.
The next eight chapters focus on elements of descriptive epidemiology such as study design.