Epidemiologic Terminology

by Raywat Deonandan, PhD

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    The lecture Epidemiologic Terminology by Raywat Deonandan, PhD is from the course Epidemiology and Biostatistics: Introduction.

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    1. Public health epidemiologist
    2. Population epidemiologist
    3. Environmental epidemiologist
    4. Clinical epidemiologist
    5. Social epidemiologist
    1. Ontology
    2. Epistemology
    3. Methodology
    4. Statistical analysis
    5. Defining knowledge
    1. What tools do we use to categorize knowledge?
    2. How do we acquire knowledge?
    3. How do we define knowledge?
    4. How is information processed into knowledge?
    5. What methods are used to define information?
    1. He drew a map to illustrate the cluster of cholera cases around the water pump.
    2. He used the cholera outbreak to confirm the miasmata theory.
    3. He was the first person to discover the germ theory of disease.
    4. He only drank boiled water throughout his life.
    5. He discovered that there were bacteria in the well water.
    1. Chlorine exposure
    2. Future height
    3. America
    4. Age
    5. US babies
    1. The mechanism by which the risk factor causes an outcome must be known.
    2. The risk factor is the independent variable of clinical epidemiological studies.
    3. A strong association between risk factors and outcomes can suggest, but does not confirm causality.
    4. Smoking is considered a risk factor for the future development of lung cancer.
    5. Risk factors are exposures that may increase or decrease the likelihood of certain conditions.

    Author of lecture Epidemiologic Terminology

     Raywat Deonandan, PhD

    Raywat Deonandan, PhD

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