Applied Epidemiology. Theory to Practice by Ross C. Brownson, Diana B. Petitti

By Ross C. Brownson, Diana B. Petitti

St. Louis Univ., MO. Textbook/reference for college kids, practitioners, and public future health care brokers. Applies conventional epidemiologic equipment for selecting disorder etiology to the 'real-life' events of public well-being and healthiness providers examine. DNLM: Epidemiology.

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To achieve these three goals, a comprehensive set of 300 unduplicated main health objectives were established in 22 priority areas (Table 1-3). , for persons with low incomes, with disabilities, or who are members of a racial/ethnic minority group). The core of the year-2000 objectives is based on decades of epidemiologic research showing modifiable risk factors that could substantially influence the disease burden in the United States (US Dept of Health and Human Services [US DHHS] 1990). Progress toward the year-2000 objectives is being measured in annual reports (National Center for Health Statistics 1996b).

5 on a 10-point scale) (Morris et al. 1994). 4 on a 10-point scale). Although obtaining accurate estimates of research personnel needs is difficult (Winkelstein and French 1977) and relatively little empirical data exist, it is widely accepted that a shortage of trained epidemiologists has existed in public health agencies for several decades (Detels 1979; Williams et al. 1988). It is also likely that the continually growing demand for quality health care Epidemiology: The Foundation of Public Health 25 will increase the need for epidemiologists in the private and nonprofit sectors.

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