About: Building an up to date understanding of the methodologies that can be used to shape public health policies Epidemiology Study Design and Data Analysis Second Edition encompasses the study of epidemiology from the observation of associations between risk factors and disease to the use of practical data supported analyses It presents study designs commonly used for a wide range of purposes and covers the spectrum of statistical principles and analytical tools used in epidemiological research such as techniques used in report writing descriptive analyses statistical models and synthesis of evidence New Material in This Edition Includes Systematic evaluation Meta analysis Regression dilution Case cohort studies Case crossover studies Pooled logistic regression Companion Web site containing data sets for examples and exercises SAS and Stata code for examples a sample size calculator and a SAS floating absolute risk macroThe second edition of a popular textbook this book emphasizes quantitative and design aspects of epidemiological research The author favors the use of basic mathematics and practical methods over complicated mathematical proofs making this an ideal textbook that is comprehensive yet accessible to graduate students in epidemiology statistics public health studies and or medical research Highly praised for its broad practical coverage the second edition of this popular text incorporated the major statistical models and issues relevant to epidemiological studies Epidemiology Study Design and Data Analysis Third Edition continues to focus on the quantitative aspects of epidemiological research Updated and expanded this edition shows students how statistical principles and techniques can help solve epidemiological problems New to the Third Edition New chapter on risk scores and clinical decision rules New chapter on computer intensive methods including the bootstrap permutation tests and missing value imputation New sections on
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