epidemiology

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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.

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 ...

epidemiology

Which of the following is a point source of liquid waste

epidemiology

how does Healthy People address public health issues

nursing

Why is epidemiology important in the study of health and disease in communities

epidemiology

What are some global health issues related to mexico?

global healh and nursing

how and why do nurses use the epidemiology methods and data?

Epidemiology

what was the primary exposure variable of interest for alcohol consumption and risk of pheripheral arterial disease

epidemiology

What research design strongest for epidemiological evidence for causal association 1 experimental 2 correlational 3 descriptive 4 retrospective

epidemiology

test the null hypothesis and interpret findings on toxin levels between farm, urban and suburban homes

Public health

Why is epidemiology important in the study of health and disease in communities?

Epidemiology

what was the primary outcome variable of interest for alcohol consumption and peripheral arterial disease What was a primary study exclusion criterion

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.

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 ...

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

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...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

math(epidemiology)

A population of 100 healthy men was followed for the development of prostate cancer. After being followed for 5 years, 20 men developed prostate cancer. Ten other men were followed for 1 year and then were lost to follow-up. The remaining men who never developed the disease ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Epidemiology

Consider each of the following scenarios and explain whether the variable in question is a confounder: 1. 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. 2. A case-control ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

epidemiology

The prevalence of previously undetected diabetes in a population to be screened is approximately 1.5% and it is assumed that 10,000 persons will be screened. The screening test will measure blood serum sugar content. A value of 180 mg percent or higher is considered positive. ...

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 received 10 medical books,(medical because ...

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-...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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-...

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...

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 ...

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 • ...

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 ...

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. ...

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