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Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk (Statistics in Practice)

by Kung-Jong Lui

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


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Number of Pages212
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ISBN 10047085071X
ISBN 109780470850718

The essential role of epidemiology is to improve the health of populations. This text-book provides an introduction to the basic principles and methods of epidemiology. It is intended for a wide audience, and to be used as training material for professionals in the health and environment fields. The purpose of this book . The relative risk (RR) or risk ratio is the ratio of the probability of an outcome in an exposed group to the probability of an outcome in an unexposed group. It is computed as, where is the incidence in the exposed group, and is the incidence in the unexposed group.

Dec 30,  · Statistical Analysis -  For observational studies Relative Risk – Ratio of the incidence of the disease (or death) among exposedgroup and the incidence among non exposed Relative Risk = 1 = no association, >1 = positive associationDirect measure of the ‘strength’ of association between suspected cause andeffect IMR in whites in the US is per live births, and in blacks. What Is Epidemiology? Epidemiology is the branch of medical science that investigates all the factors that determine the presence or absence of diseases and disorders. Epidemiological research helps us to understand how many people have a disease or disorder, if those numbers are changing, and how the disorder affects our society and our economy.

Statistical modeling has the potential to make significant contributions to the field of epidemiology by enhancing the research process, helping the researchers in filling the gaps and explaining variations in the observed phenomenon, serving as an effective tool for communicating findings to public health managers and policymakers, and Author: Suresh Ughade. Dr. Eli Rosenberg is a Professor of Epidemiology at the SUNY Albany School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and formerly at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. He has taught short courses in epidemiologic methods over the past 5 years to a variety of audiences around the world.


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About this book. Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk provides coverage of the most important epidemiological indices, and includes recent developments in the field. A useful reference source for biostatisticians and epidemiologists working in disease prevention, as the chapters are self-contained and feature numerous real examples.

Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk is both a useful practical reference for researchers from biostatistics and epidemiology, and an accessible textbook for graduate students studying epidemiological consumersnewhomeconstruction.com by: Mar 12,  · Description Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk  provides coverage of the most important epidemiological indices, and includes recent developments in the field.

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Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk provides coverage of the most important epidemiological indices, and includes recent developments in the field.

A useful reference source for biostatisticians and epidemiologists working in disease prevention, as the chapters are self-contained and feature numerous real examples. Mar 05,  · Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk is both a useful practical reference for researchers from biostatistics and epidemiology, and an accessible textbook for graduate students studying epidemiological consumersnewhomeconstruction.com: Kung-Jong Lui.

Dec 15,  · Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology) VolumeIssue 1. Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk. Andrew W. Roddam. 1Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit Oxford.

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First published: 15 February Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk. Aug 01,  · -Journal of the American Statistical Association "The book focuses explicitly on epidemiological studiesOther positive features are the consumersnewhomeconstruction.com any content devoted to derivations in spite of the extensive and explicit presentation of all the relevant equationsand the inclusion of a numerical example for every one Cited by: Summary.

Statistical ideas have been integral to the development of epidemiology and continue to provide the tools needed to interpret epidemiological studies.

Although epidemiologists do not need a highly mathematical background in statistical theory to conduct and interpret such studies, they do need more than an encyclopedia. leading statistical experts worldwide, it has almost everything that an epidemiological data analyst needs.

However, it is difficult to learn and to use compared with similar statistical packages for epidemiological data analysis such as Stata. The purpose of this book is therefore to bridge this gap by making R easy to. Dec 02,  · Statistical Methods in Epidemiology.

Introduction. Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specified populations and the translation of study results to control health problems at the group level. "Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk is both a useful practical reference for researchers from biostatistics and epidemiology, and an accessible textbook for graduate students studying epidemiological risk.

Sample size estimation in epidemiologic studies. Karimollah Hajian-Tilaki, PhD * (the proportion of exposure in control group or the risk of outcome in non-exposed group) and odds ratio (OR) or risk ratio Cassidy L. Statistical power and estimation of the number of required subjects for a Cited by: is provided in Chapter 3.

An introduction to statistical methods in Chapter 4 sets the scene for understanding basic concepts and available tools for analysing data and As with the first edition of Basic epidemiology, examples are drawn from different countries to illustrate various epidemiological concepts.

These are by no means ex. “Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology is a well written book. The book is aimed at public health experts, applied mathematicians and scientists in the life and social sciences particularly graduate or advanced undergraduate students.

fied period of time. In epidemiology, risk usually implies a quantifiable concept, such as the risk of dying or the risk of a heart attack, rather than a more general concept such as the risk of offending someone by speaking frankly.

In this module, I will use risk, probability, and likelihood interchangeably, since they’re measured the same way. Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology compiles t- oretical and practical contributions of experts in the analysis of infectious disease epidemics in a single volume.

Recent collections have focused in the analyses and simulation of deterministic and stochastic models whose aim is to identify and rank epidemiological.

This book is intended as a primary resource for graduate students and researchers working in the field of infectious disease epidemiology. This collection of contributions presents deterministic. Aug 26,  · Statistical ideas have been integral to the development of epidemiology and continue to provide the tools needed to interpret epidemiological studies.

Although epidemiologists do not need a highly mathematical background in statistical theory to conduct and interpret such studies, they do need more than an encyclopedia of "recipes." Statistics for Epidemiology achieves just the right balance 5/5(1).

FORMULAS FROM EPIDEMIOLOGY KEPT SIMPLE (3e) Chapter 3: Epidemiologic Measures Basic epidemiologic measures used to quantify: The SMR is a population-based relative risk estimate in which “1” represents a population in which the observed rate equals the expected rate. This text provides a clear understanding of the statistical methods that are widely used in epidemiologic research without depending on advanced mathematical or statistical theory.

By applying these methods to actual data, this book reveals the strengths and weaknesses of each analytic approach.Epidemiology: a tool for the assessment of risk ; Rothman and Greenland ). The case studies include examples of the elements described here.

Formulation of the study question or hypothesis The study question must be formulated so that it can be tested using statistical .Statistical Thinking in Epidemiology by Yu-Kang Tu, Mark S.

Gilthorpe [Book Review] Article in International Statistical Review 81(1) · April with 28 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: John Maindonald.