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QUESTION 1 1. Epidemiology is: The study of the distribution and determinants of health-related events in human populations The study of skin The study of population demographics The study of the distribution and determinants of disease in animals 1 points QUESTION 2 1. What are the elements of the epidemiologic triad? The three elements of the epidemiologic triad include host, agent and environment. It is the product of an interaction of the human host, an infectious or other type of agent, and the environment that promotes the exposure. 1 points QUESTION 3 1. A crude rate is: One that was not very well thought out A rate applied to a specific age group One that is applied to the full population without any sort of stratification or adjustment One that is calculated by applying the age-specific rates to a hypothetical population distribution for the purpose of comparing two populations with different age distributions 1 points QUESTION 4 1. The length of time from infection to the onset of clinical illness is known as: Latent period Incubation period Intervention period Induction period 1 points QUESTION 5 1. A study that characterizes a disease in terms of person, place, and time is an example of: Descriptive epidemiology
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