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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99
Physical activity clearly is associated with decreased risk of many chronic diseases, as well as with longer life. Utilizing modern epidemiologic methods, studies of physical activity and health have been conducted since the 1940s. However physical inactivity did not gain widespread acknowledgement as a major risk factor for poor health until 1992,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 64.99
Meta-analysis, decision analysis, and cost-effectiveness analysis are the cornerstones of evidence-based medicine. These related quantitative methods have become essential tools in the formulation of clinical and public policy based on the synthesis of evidence. All three methods are taught with increasing frequency in medical schools and schools of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 72.99
Social epidemiology is the study of how the social world influences -- and in many cases defines -- the fundamental determinants of health. This link was substantiated in the first edition of Social Epidemiology , and the generation of research that followed has fundamentally changed the way we understand epidemiology and public health. This much-awaited... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99
Over the past fifty years, the case-control method, and to a lesser extent its case-based variants, have become the most important tools for the investigator of health problems. The case control method is the study of persons with the disease and a suitable control group of persons who do not have the disease. The book helps readers address a number... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 49.99
In this book, the authors trace the evolution of epidemiological ideas from earliest times to the present. By examining the evolution of epidemiology as it follows the evolution of human societies, this book provides insight into our shared intellectual history and shows a way forward for future study. more...
- World Health Organization 2016; US$ 48.00
The World Health Statistics series is WHO's annual compilation of health statistics for its 194 Member States. The World Health Statistics 2016 focuses on the health and health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets. It represents an initial effort to bring together available data on SDG health and health-related... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99
Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence offers those who have had an introductory course in epidemiology the knowledge they need to make connections from research findings to practical applications. Written in clear and lively prose, it empowers beginner and non-expert students to evaluate a study's design, implementation, and ultimate findings, giving... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 98.00 US$ 84.93
A thorough, practical reference on the social patterns behind health outcomes Methods in Social Epidemiology provides students and professionals with a comprehensive reference for studying the social distribution and social determinants of health. Covering the theory, models, and methods used to measure and analyze these phenomena, this book serves... more...