Midterm 2 Review - What contributes to disease in urban...

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Disease Detectives EPID 2010 Spring 2010: Dr. Claire Robb, Ph.D., MPH MIDTERM 2 Review Sheet Chapters 4, 5, & 6; Dr. Wagner’s guest lecture, Unnatural Causes Be familiar with: objectives of 1) descriptive epidemiology 2) analytic epidemiology cross sectional study design linear association curvilinear association scatterplots and strength of association causal association non-causal association multicausal association multimodal curves epidemiologic curve population parameter point estimates health/wealth gradient parent population sample What is the leading cause of cancer mortality? How do we operationalize socioeconomic status? What contributes to variations in disease occurrence among countries?
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Unformatted text preview: What contributes to disease in urban areas? What are two methods of hypothesis formulation? What characterizes: case-control studies ecologic studies cohort studies (prospective and retrospective) cyclic trends secular trends clustering positive associations negative associations dose-response thresholds web-of-causation model observational design experimental design 1 What is: mean mode latency inference bias odds ratio relative risk exposure assessment Why do we use random assignment? What is and what are some of its uses? Be able to identify and define Bradford-Hill criteria for causality. 2...
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