Epidemiologic Research: Principles And Quantitative Methods
Publish Date: 1982-06-01
Author: David G. Kleinbaum;Lawrence L. Kupper;Hal Morgenstern
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Epidemiologic Research Principles and Quantitative Methods David G. Kleinbaum, Ph.D. Lawrence L. Kupper. Ph.D. Hal Morgenstern, Ph.D.
Epidemiologic Research covers the principles and methods of planning, analysis and interpretation of epidemiologic research studies. It supplies the applied researcher with the most up-to-date methodological thought and practice. Specifically, the book focuses on quantitative (including statistical) issues arising from epidemiologic investigations, as well as on the questions of study design, measurement and validity. Epidemiologic Research emphasizes practical techniques, procedures and strategies. It presents them through a unified approach which follows the chronology of issues that arise during the investigation of an epidemic. The books viewpoint is multidisciplinary and equally useful to the epidemiologic researcher and to the biostatistician. Theory is supplemented by numerous examples, exercises and applications. Full solutions are given to all exercises in a separate solutions manual. Important features
Thorough discussion of the methodology of epidemiologic research
Stress on validity and hence on reliability
Balanced approach, presenting the most important prevailing viewpoints
Three chapters with applications of mathematical modeling