epidemiological study


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epidemiological study

[‚ep·ə‚dē·mē·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′stəd·ē]
(medicine)
A population study designed to examine associations (commonly, hypothesized causal relations) between personal characteristics and environmental exposures that increase the risk of disease.
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Among their topics are the approach and evolution of epidemiology, an overview of epidemiological study designs, random error, screening in public health practice, and ethics in research involving human participants.
realization of an epidemiological study on the health risk related to the participation of its personnel, Called "veterans", To the campaigns of nuclear experimentations, To the center of experiments of the pacific between 1966 and 1996.
Results provided in Tables 1 and 2, as explained below, can be used to evaluate the plausibility of epidemiological study results claimed to indicate an increase in cancer or cancer mortality risk from exposure to low radiation doses, such as are received from an X-ray-computed tomography (CT) scan or chest X-ray.
However, since other countries' results cannot be directly extrapolated to the local setting, an additional priority of the Policy was to conduct an epidemiological study that would determine more precisely the prevalence, disability, comorbidity, and sociodemographic correlates for mental disorders in Costa Rica.
The results of the epidemiological study appeared online Feb.
He did his thesis titled 'Epidemiological Study of Major Diarrheic Agents in Adult Goats in Lahore' under the supervision of Prof Dr Muhammad Sarwar Khan.
Two types of environmental conditions -- cold-dry and humid-rainy -- are associated with seasonal influenza epidemics, according to an epidemiological study led by researchers at the National Institutes of Healtha[euro](tm)s Fogarty International Center.
The report gives recommendations on feasibility and design issues for a future epidemiological study of veterans exposed to burn pit emissions.
mong the first steps in the risk assessment is properly accounting for the model specification of the epidemiological study within the health impact function.
Less than half a 100g bar of dark chocolate a week or 6.7g a day has a protective effect against cardiovascular disease, according to an epidemiological study by researchers at the Catholic University of Campobasso, Italy.
Psychiatric epidemiology has gone through various stages of growth over the past five decades in India, starting from the first psychiatric epidemiological study by K.C.
Although white Americans experience depression more often, black Americans experience greater severity and persistence of the disease, according to a large psychiatric epidemiological study.

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