- Created by: Amy Abbott
- Created on: 04-12-12 22:05
1. What is prevelence?
- proportion of people who have a specific condition at any specified time - the number of new and exsisting cases / the total population
- No. of new events occurring in a defined population during a specified period of time
- the cumulative incidence of infection in a population observed over a period of time during an epidemic
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2. What is morbidity?
- the relative incidence of a disease
- number of deaths in a population per unit time
- measures the odds of exposure for cases compared to controls
3. What are the final 3 steps in an outbreak investigation?
- Implementation of control measures -> environmental investigation -> conclusion and dissemination of findings
- Implementation of control measures -> case control study -> conclusion and dissemination of findings
- preliminary epidemiologic investigation -> environmental investigation -> Specimen collection & lab analysis
4. Which of these best describes Epidemiology?
- The study of the distrubition and determinants of health-related states or events in a specified population, and the application of the study to control health problems
- The study of health-related states or events in a specified population, and the application of the study to control health problems
- The study of epidemics and pandemics
5. A cohort study examines....
- a study in which conditions are in direct control of the investigator
- any designated group individuals who are followed or traced over time
- diseases for which medical care is sought