Book Title: Foundations of Epidemiology

Author: Marit L. Bovbjerg

Book Description: Foundations of Epidemiology is an open access, introductory epidemiology text intended for students and practitioners in public or allied health fields. It covers epidemiologic thinking, causality, incidence and prevalence, public health surveillance, epidemiologic study designs and why we care about which one is used, measures of association, random error and bias, confounding and effect modification, and screening.

Concepts are illustrated with numerous examples drawn from contemporary and historical public health issues.

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Marit L. Bovbjerg

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Foundations of Epidemiology by Marit Bovbjerg is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Epidemiology & medical statistics

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Title
Foundations of Epidemiology
Author
Marit L. Bovbjerg
Contributor
Kelly Johnson
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Foundations of Epidemiology by Marit Bovbjerg is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Download for free at https://open.oregonstate.education/epidemiology/

Publication and on-going maintenance of this textbook is possible due to grant support from Oregon State University Ecampus.

Primary Subject
Epidemiology & medical statistics
Publisher
Oregon State University
Publication Date
October 1, 2020