Types of Epidemiological Studies

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What study describes the situation e.g. distribution of the disease?
Descriptive
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Which study explains the situation, examining associations between the characteristics and outcomes?
Analytical
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Name the 4 types of analytical studies
Cross-sectional, longitudinal, case-control and group-based
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What is a cross-sectional study?
Prevalence of condition in pop. relating to risk factors
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What is a longitudinal study?
Cohort. Follows group over time to see how does/n't get the disease related to characteristics
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What is a case-control study?
Individuals with the disease and compare to individuals without disease. Associate with supposed risk factors
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What is a group-based study?
Compares experiences of pops. without examining individual characteristics
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What is an experimental study?
2 Types = intervention and clinical trials. Investigates different treatments with different groups
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What do the clinical trials do?
Compare efficacy of different treatments
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