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Epidemiology 101, Second Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access, 2nd Edition

  • Robert H. Friis
  • ISBN-10: 128410785X
  • ISBN-13: 9781284107852
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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About the Product

Now in full color, this best-selling text will introduce you to the basics of infectious disease epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, and psychosocial/behavioral epidemiology. Perfect for those with no prior familiarity with health-related fields or statistics, Epidemiology 101, Second Edition, uses a clear, cohesive writing style and follows the basic Epidemiology 101 curriculum framework as outlined in the AAC&U and APTR Recommendations for Undergraduate Public Health Education. End-of-chapter exercises provide access to a laboratory component for college science courses that require a laboratory.


  • Full color pages with 25% more tables and charts throughout to capture the reader’s interest and enhance learning

  • Current, tangible examples from the field that are relevant and familiar to young students such as big data, cyberbullying, and disease outbreaks including Ebola and Zika

  • New chapters that cover Epidemiology and Data Presentation (with practice questions for the MCAT® examination) and Epidemiology and Screening for Disease

  • Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials, including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: History, Philosophy, and Uses of Epidemiology
Chapter 2: Epidemiology and Data Presentation
Chapter 3: Epidemiologic Measurements Used to Describe Disease Occurrence
Chapter 4: Data and Disease Occurrence
Chapter 5: Descriptive Epidemiology: Patterns of Disease—Person, Place, Time
Chapter 6: Association and Causality
Chapter 7: Analytic Epidemiology: Types of Study Designs
Chapter 8: Epidemiology and the Policy Arena
Chapter 9: Epidemiology and Screening for Disease
Chapter 10: Infectious Diseases and Outbreak Investigation
Chapter 11: Social and Behavioral Epidemiology
Chapter 12: Special Epidemiologic Applications