Lecture 2 Epidemiology, Health and Health Behavior for posting

Lecture 2 Epidemiology, Health and Health Behavior for posting

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Epidemiology Lecture 2
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Preview Epidemiology Definition History Basic terms Plague vs. Heart disease Infant Mortality Definitions of Health Lifestyle Health Belief Model
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London 1854 Cholera Outbreak: John Snow
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Epidemiology Definition History 1) Sanitary Era 2) Infectious Disease Era 3) Chronic Disease Era 4) Eco-Epidemiology
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Black Death
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Decameron by John William Waterhouse (1849 – 1917)
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Surat, India, 1994: Plague kills 52
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Epidemiology: Basic Terms Incidence Prevalence - Point prevalence - Period prevalence - Lifetime prevalence Mortality rate = deaths / people in a population Infant mortality rate = infant deaths / live births
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Infant Deaths per 1,000 Live Births
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5.8 8.2 8.6 9.6 13.9 0 5 10 15 Non-Hispanic Black Hawaiian Native American Puerto Rican Non-Hispanic White US: Deaths per 1,000 Live Births, 2002 Black infant mortality in US exceeds average infant mortality in Chile, Black infant mortality in US exceeds average infant mortality in Chile,
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course SOCY 360 taught by Professor Stepanikova during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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Lecture 2 Epidemiology, Health and Health Behavior for posting

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