Social epidemiology studies ____.
the effect of the environment on human health
the effect of community socioeconomic factors on health
lifestyle factors that may be associated with disease status
diseases that are acute and contagious
One of the important concepts from the Nuremberg Code is that of ____, which means that the subject understands the scope of the study and can make an informed decision to participate.
The first step in any epidemiological investigation is to ____.
establish risk factors
track trends and determine if particular diseases are increasing or decreasing in the population
describe the population demographically by age, race, sex, education, and other relevant indicators
While Austin Bradford Hill is well-known for his work in developing guidelines for establishing causality for studies of non-infectious diseases, his other contributions to the field of epidemiology and ____ are remarkable.
The modern epidemiologic triangle includes groups of populations, causative factors, and ____.
The time between infection and clinical disease is referred to as a(n) ____.
a plausible period
A table in epidemiology that arranges numbers to allow the comparison of exposure and outcome is called a ____ table.
Prevalence equals ____.
incidence times duration of disease
incidence divided by duration of disease
incidence plus duration of disease
incidence divided by duration of disease times 100
A person in the population or study group identified as having the particular disease, health disorder, or condition under investigation is known as a ____.
The probability of death due to infectious disease in sub-Saharan Africa is ____%, but only ____% in developed countries, such as the United States.