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WILEY REFERENCE SERIES IN BIOSTATISTICS
Encyclopedia of Epidemiologic Methods


Editors:
 
Mitchell H. Gail, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Jacques Benichou, University of Rouen, Medical School and Rouen University Hospital, France


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A landmark reference for the medical and health sciences...

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics


Providing comprehensive coverage of all aspects of epidemiology...



1000 pages
ISBN:
0471 86641 5
Hardcover

Published:
August 2000

 

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Absolute risk 
Additive model 
Age-period-cohort analysis 
Agreement, measurement of 
Analytic epidemiology 
Attributable fraction in exposed 
Attributable risk 
Back-calculation 
Berkson's fallacy 
Bias 
Bias from exposure effects on controls 
Bias from loss to follow-up 
Bias from nonresponse 
Bias from survival in prevalent case-control studies 
Bias in case-control studies 
Bias in cohort studies 
Bias in observational studies 
Bias toward the null 
Bias, nondifferential 
Bias, overview 
Biased sampling of cohorts in epidemiology 
Birth cohort studies 
Birth defect registries 
Burden of disease 
Cancer registries 
Case fatality 
Case series, case reports 
Case-cohort study 
Case-control study 
Case-control study, hospital-based 
Case-control study, nested 
Case-control study, population based 
Case-control study, prevalent 
Case-control study, sequential 
Case-control study, two-phase 
Causation 
Cause of death, automatic coding 
Cause of death, underlying -and multiple 
Clinical epidemiology 
Clustering 
Cohort study 
Cohort study, historical 
Collapsibility 
Communicable diseases 
Competing risks 
Confidentiality in epidemiology 
Confounder 
Confounder summary score 
Confounding 
Controls 
Cornfield's inequality 
Correlational study 
Cox regression model 
Cross-sectional study 
Crude risk 
Cumulative hazard 
Cumulative incidence 
Cumulative incidence rate 
Cumulative incidence ratio 
Data quality in vital and health statistics 
Death certification 
Death indexes 
Demography 
Density sampling 
Descriptive epidemiology 
Detection bias 
Diagnostic test evaluation without a gold standard 
Diagnostic tests, evaluation of 
Differential error 
Disease registers 
Dose-response 
Dynamic population 
Ecologic fallacy 
Ecologic study 
Effect modification 
Eligibility restriction 
Environmental epidemiology 
Epidemic curve 
Epidemic models, deterministic 
Epidemic models, spatial 
Epidemic models, stochastic 
Epidemic thresholds 
Epidemiology as legal evidence 
Epidemiology, overview 
Excess mortality 
Excess relative risk 
Excess risk 
Expected number of deaths 
Experimental study 
Exposure effect 
Fixed population 
Frequency matching 
Genetic epidemiology 
Geographic patterns of disease 
Geographical analysis 
Hawthorne effect 
Hazard rate 
Hill's criteria for causality 
Incidence ratio 
Incidence density 
Incidence rate 
Incidence-prevalence relationships 
Incident case 
Incubation period of infectious diseases 
Infant and perinatal mortality 
Infectious disease models 
Interaction 
International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 
Interviewer bias 
Job-exposure matrices 
Kappa 
Latent period 
Length bias 
Lexis diagram 
Life expectancy 
Life table 
Logistic regression 
Logistic regression, conditional 
Mantel-Haenszel methods 
Mapping disease patterns 
Matched analysis 
Matching 
Measurement error in epidemiologic studies 
Meta-Analysis 
Migrant studies 
Misclassification error 
Missing data 
Missing data in epidemiologic -studies 
Molecular epidemiology 
Morbidity and mortality, changing patterns in the 20th century 
Mortality, international comparisons 
Multiplicative model 
Multistage carcinogenesis models 
Nondifferential error 
Nonresponse 
Nonsampling errors 
Nutritional epidemiology 
Observational study 
Occupational epidemiology 
Occupational health and medicine 
Occupational mortality 
Odds 
Odds ratio 
Overmatching 
Person-years at risk 
Pharmacoepidemiology, overview 
Pharmacoepidemiology, study designs 
Poisson regression 
Poisson regression in epidemiology 
Population-based study 
Predictive values 
Prevalence 
Prevalence of disease, estimation from screening data 
Prevalence rate or ratio 
Prevalence-incidence bias 
Prevalent case 
Preventable fraction 
Propensity score 
Proportional hazards, overview 
Proportional mortality ratio (PMR) 
Proportional mortality study 
Random digit dialling sampling for case-control studies 
Random error 
Rate 
Recall bias 
Record linkage 
Relative hazard 
Relative odds 
Relative risk 
Relative risk modelling 
Reliability study 
Retrospective study 
Risk 
Risk assessment 
Sample size for epidemiological studies 
Sample surveys 
Scan statistics for disease surveillance 
Screening overview 
Screening, Models of 
Selection bias 
Sensitivity 
Sex Ratio at birth 
Simpson's paradox 
Software, biostatistical 
Software, epidemiological 
Specificity 
Standardisation methods 
Stratification 
Study population 
Surveillance of diseases 
Survival analysis, Overview 
Synergy of exposure effects 
Systematic error 
Target population 
Telephone sampling 
Teratology 
Time lag effect 
Validation study 
Validity and generalizability in epidemiologic studies 
Vital statistics, overview 


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