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Epidemiologic Research: Principles and Quantitative Methods

Publisher: 
John Wiley
Number of Pages: 
560
Price: 
175.00
ISBN: 
978-0471289852
Date Received: 
Monday, June 11, 2007
Reviewable: 
Yes
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Yes
David G. Kleinbaum, Lawrence L. Kupper, and Hal Morgenstern
Publication Date: 
1982
Format: 
Hardcover
Category: 
Monograph
BLL Committee
10/13/2010
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Key Issues in Epidemiologic Research: An Overview.

OBJECTIVES AND METHODS OR EPIDEMIOLOGIC RESEARCH.

Fundamentals of Epidemiologic Research.

Types of Epidemiologic Research.

Design Options in Observational Studies.

Typology of Observational Study Designs.

Measures of Disease Frequency: Incidence.

Other Measures of Disease Frequency.

Measures of Association.

Measures of Potential Impact and Summary of the Measures.

VALIDITY OF EPIDEMIOLOGIC RESEARCH.

Validity: General Considerations.

Selection Bias.

Information Bias.

Confounding.

Confounding Involving Several Risk Factors.

PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF EPIDEMIOLOGIC ANALYSIS.

Statistical Inferences About Effect Measures: Simple Analysis.

Overview of Options for Control of Extraneous Factors.

Stratified Analysis.

Matching in Epidemiologic Studies.

Interaction, Effect Modification, and Synergism.

Modeling: Theoretical Considerations.

Modeling: Analysis Strategy.

Applications of Modeling with No Interaction.

Applications of Logistic Regression with Interaction, Using Unconditional ML Estimation.

Applications of Modeling: Conditional Likelihood Estimation.

Appendices.

Index.

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