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epi
1. Provide three questions in regards to descriptive epidemiology based on the available data in any graph figure preferably relating to each aspect of descriptive epidemiology: person, place, and time. 2. Provide answers to questions you pose.
September 21, 2008 by Anonymous

Epidemiology
Can some one please check this for me. I am not sure if I am on the right track. Complete the problem below. Disease X is one that often results in severe illness, but never is fatal. On March 21, 1990, 30 students developed disease X among all students in an introductory ...
May 4, 2008 by DANIELLE

epidemiology
Which of the following is a point source of liquid waste
October 10, 2008 by me

epidemiology
how does Healthy People address public health issues
October 29, 2011 by Ann james

nursing
Why is epidemiology important in the study of health and disease in communities
November 1, 2011 by maria

epidemiology
What are some global health issues related to mexico?
December 4, 2011 by maria

global healh and nursing
how and why do nurses use the epidemiology methods and data?
November 2, 2011 by maria

Epidemiology
what was the primary exposure variable of interest for alcohol consumption and risk of pheripheral arterial disease
November 14, 2010 by Cindy

epidemiology
What research design strongest for epidemiological evidence for causal association 1 experimental 2 correlational 3 descriptive 4 retrospective
January 17, 2010 by catherine

epidemiology
test the null hypothesis and interpret findings on toxin levels between farm, urban and suburban homes
July 11, 2011 by dee

Public health
Why is epidemiology important in the study of health and disease in communities?
June 28, 2011 by Kathy

Epidemiology
what was the primary outcome variable of interest for alcohol consumption and peripheral arterial disease What was a primary study exclusion criterion
November 14, 2010 by Cindy

epidemiology
11. A study to assess the relationship between smoking and lung cancer found that the odds ratio is 4. Using your own words, interpret the odds ratio.
June 19, 2014 by chy

social studies (elderly people)
How third age people live in America, Africa and Asia, which is the different roles they play in different societies. (I am 11 years old) It's difficult to generalize about the roles of the elderly in such large continents. In general, Asian senior citizens tend to be honored ...
December 10, 2006 by Regina

sciance
what are the definitions of these words: Solute Infer Serial Dilute Parts per million parts per billion parts per trillion epidemiology epidemic contaminate microrgansims Quantitative Chlorine risk trade-off thanks
November 28, 2007 by brittany

statistics
First graders who misbehave in school may be more likely to be regular smokers as young adults according to a new study presented in the July 2004 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. After following a group of U.S. first graders for 15 years, it was found that among...
October 16, 2012 by Anonymous

EPIDEMIOLOGY
A case-control study of the relationship between liver cirrhosis and alcohol use. In this study, smoking is associated with drinking alcohol and is a risk factor for liver cirrhosis among both non-alcoholics and alcoholics. Explain whether smoking is a confounder.
July 13, 2014 by JANE

epidemiology
For this Discussion, read the following scenario, and then address the following question in 1–2 paragraphs: For the month of August, 12 new cases of tuberculosis and 12 new cases of West Nile virus infection were reported to a county health department. You are not sure if ...
March 30, 2011 by pamela

Epidemiology
Can anyone answer this question? The prevalence of undetected diabetes in a population to be screen ed is approximately 1.5% and it is assumed that 10,000 persons will be screened. The screening test will measure blood serum glucose content. A value of 180mg% or higher is ...
July 12, 2012 by Elizabeth

epidemiology
A new screening test for a disease is developed for use in the general population. The sensitivity and specificity of the new test are 60% and 70%, respectively. Four hundred (400) people are screened at a clinic during the first year the new test is implemented. (Assume the ...
May 20, 2011 by mona

epidemiology
A new screening test for a disease is developed for use in the general population. The sensitivity and specificity of the new test are 60% and 70%, respectively. Four hundred (400) people are screened at a clinic during the first year the new test is implemented. (Assume the ...
May 21, 2011 by mona

Epidemiology
Design the appropriate 2x2 table, calculate and interpret the appropriate measure of association. You suspect that the association between alcohol use and CHD might be confounded by smoking. You collect the following data: Smokers Non-Smokers CHD No CHD CHD No CHD Alcohol Use ...
October 19, 2010 by Latice

epidemiology
) In a recently published article authors reported on their research examining the effectiveness of compound C-4277, an anti-viral agent. This agent was tested to determine its impact on rhinoviruses, which are the leading cause of common colds. The article states that 1,800 ...
April 5, 2013 by sara

Epidemiology
Age (Years) Influenza / Pneumonia Deaths (Di) 2007-2011 Population (Pi) from 2007-2011 (2009 used as mid-year) <1 year 7 53,267 1-4 years 4 207,832 5-14 years 5 468,548 15-24 years 14 447,580 25-34 years 27 440,646 35-44 years 40 325,022 45-54 years 92 305,929 55-64 years ...
February 20, 2013 by Mary

epidemiology
In another study, the smoking habits of 34,445 male physicians were obtained by mailed questionnaires. Deaths among these physicians over the subsequent years were identified though contact with the office of the Registrar General. The death rates from lung cancer of these ...
April 27, 2014 by Tracy

epidemiology
In a fictitious study, 100 out of 1000 people aged 60 years and over were positive in detecting breast cancer using Tumour Biopsy (gold standard). Using mammography, 90 of breast cancer patients and 135 healthy persons were also positive by this test. (I) Calculate and ...
August 18, 2012 by Ekrem

Epidemiology
1. Evidence of an increased risk of lung cancer associated with cigarette smoking was sought by Doll and Hill. In one study, 649 lung cancer cases were matched by age, and gender to 649 controls; 647 of the cases and 622 of the control had a history of smoking cigarettes. a. ...
April 28, 2014 by Anonymous

Epidemiology
How the bias would affect the measure of association. Would it be under or over estimated? A cohort study was designed to look at the association of pesticides and the occurrence of childhood leukumia. Children living in rural areas were followed and leukemia rates were ...
January 10, 2011 by Dianna

Epidemiology
Evidence of an increased risk of lung cancer associated with cigarette smoking was sought by Doll and Hill. In one study, 649 lung cancer cases were matched by age, and gender to 649 controls; 647 of the cases and 622 of the control had a history of smoking cigarettes. a. Name...
April 27, 2014 by Tracy

Epidemiology
How do you calculate the disease frequency rate in these problems 1. The cumulative incidence rate in a population of 100,000 people where 9 new cases of disease were reported within 1 year 2. The prevalence of a chronic disease on November 1st where 9 initial cases were found...
December 17, 2010 by Lynn

Epidemiology
Indicate how the bias would affect the measure of association. Would it be under estimated, or over estimated or unchanged. Persons diagnosed as HIV positive or negative were interviewed about their number of lifetime sexual partners. The interview occurred after they were ...
January 10, 2011 by Dianna

statistics
First graders who misbehave in school may be more likely to be regular smokers as young adults according to a new study presented in the July 2004 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. After following a group of U.S. first graders for 15 years, it was found that among...
September 12, 2013 by Anonymous

epidemiology
Different measures of disease are useful to evaluate and assess public health programs and needs in different situations. For each of the following situations indicate (1) which measure (from the list below) would best be used, and (2) explain why you chose that measure. ...
June 15, 2008 by renee

statistics
First graders who misbehave in school may be more likely to be regular smokers as young adults according to a new study presented in the July 2004 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. After following a group of U.S. first graders for 15 years, it was found that among...
July 7, 2012 by jennifer

mATH
First graders who misbehave in school may be more likely to be regular smokers as young adults according to a new study presented in the July 2004 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. After following a group of U.S. first graders for 15 years, it was found that among...
February 11, 2013 by bETTY

Epidemiology
To examine the association between high blood sugar and glaucoma, a group of 3154 people was observed for a period of 20 years in the NYC metropolitan area. The study participants were middle age epidemiologists working in the tri-state area. Participants received a free ...
November 2, 2009 by JJ

epidemiology
Let’s say you are a health policy expert and you are sitting in your office and you receive a phone call from a news reporter. The reporter asks you to comment for a story she is writing. She has learned from the chief of neurosurgery at Cooper University Hospital that the ...
April 5, 2013 by sara

epidemiology
In a study examining associations between level of education and response to the Philadelphia Public Health Department’s emergency messages to “shelter in place” (meaning stay in your home) following an accidental release of chemicals from the Sunoco refinery in West ...
April 5, 2013 by sara

epidemiology
In another study, the smoking habits of 34,445 male physicians were obtained by mailed questionnaires. Deaths among these physicians over the subsequent years were identified though contact with the office of the Registrar General. The death rates from lung cancer of these ...
April 27, 2014 by Tracy

English
Everybody in my class got their paper work they have to do by the end of the week.I got mine too,so i would like you to help me with this :D? I got a paper with instructions: There are 8 students,each with different IQ.Those students recieved 10 medical books,(medical because ...
January 10, 2012 by Danijel

health
The purpose of environmental epidemiology studies is to prove that an environmental agent is the cause of a particular adverse effect. True False 2. Which of the following is not an accurate statement about dose-response? The NOAEL is the highest data point on the dose-...
September 22, 2008 by manyy

infectious diseases epidemiology
1. You are in charge of HIV prevention in Sydney, Australia, which celebrates a 2-week long Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and is famous for the sexual liberties taken during that period. Which groups, from those listed below, do you target for interventions? Why? Assume that the ...
October 5, 2010 by naushin

Public HEALTH
Please check if my answers are correct. Thanks 1. The purpose of environmental epidemiology studies is to prove that an environmental agent is the cause of a particular adverse effect. (Points: 3) True False 1=false 2. Which of the following is not an accurate statement about ...
March 16, 2008 by DANIELLE

Epidemiology
Can someone please check this for me to see if I am on the right track thanks? In a population-based cohort study, an entire community was interviewed regarding smoking habits and then followed for one year. All lung cancer deaths were ascertained and the following data were ...
April 12, 2008 by DANIELLE

Epidemiology
For each of the scenarios described below (#1-3), identify: a. Study design b. Exposure/Risk factor c. Outcome d. Main advantage or strength of this study design e. The measure of association in this study design 1. In a group of 763 middle age men who resided in Zutphne, The ...
December 5, 2008 by Daga

Epidemiology
• Consider each of the following scenarios and explain whether the variable in question is a confounder: a. A study of the relationship between exercise and heart attacks that is conducted among women who do not smoke. Explain whether gender is a confounder. b. A case-control...
October 17, 2010 by Joe

Epidemiology
Which of the following six study design types most appropriately characterizes the studies described below (#1-6)? DESIGN TYPES a. Cross-sectional b. Case-control c. Prospective cohort d. Retrospective (historical) cohort e. Clinical trial f. Community trial STUDY DESCRIPTIONS...
April 6, 2008 by DANIELLE

epidemiology
Assessing Random Error, Confounding, and Effect Modification Although researchers do their best to reduce error within every study, there will always be error. It is important to identify and report any possible error within the research study in order to accurately interpret ...
October 10, 2010 by Roxana

Epidemiology
Identify the study design best described by the scenarios or research questions presented below. Provide a two-sentence rationale for your answer. Choose from: • Ecologic • Cross-sectional • Case-control • Retrospective (Historical) Cohort • Prospective Cohort • Clinical Trial...
August 8, 2011 by Confused

psychology
What do the results of twins studies on IQ say about John Locke’s theory? (Broken Link Removed) Here are some quotes to assist you in this nature vs nurture debate. The last really answers your question. The others mainly point out the fallacies psychologists delude themselves...
January 11, 2007 by key

CT
I need help identifying the following things in the article. 1. Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. 2. Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. 3. Do you find the source credible? 4. Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. 5. ...
May 28, 2008 by Curtis

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