Introduction To Epidemiologic Research Methods In Public Health Practice

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Author: Susan Bailey, PhD, Deepa Handu, PhD, RD, LDN
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Master of Public Health Program, Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN 10: 1449627846
ISBN 13: 9781449627843
eISBN: 9781449627850
Edition: 1st
Description:
With a unique focus on research methods as applied to Epidemiology and Public Health Research, this text is unlike any others of its kind. Tailored for multiple purposes including learning about and being equipped to evaluate research studies, conducting thesis/dissertation/capstone projects, and publishing scientific results, Epidemiologic Research Methods in Public Health Practice covers the full breadth of epidemiologic study designs and topics (case, case-control, and cohort studies). Unlike other research methods texts, this book includes many practical exercises and case studies which help to easily guide the student through each step of the research process. Hands-on exercises, using appropriate software, are also included to give the student a thorough understanding of the tool sets available to public health practitioners. Key Features: Includes practical exercises and case studies that guide the student through each step of the research process. Offers hands-on quantitative exercises, using appropriate software A comprehensive set of appendices provides students with additional resources for further research and study.
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