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Readers not making a formal study of epidemiology will often see the names of epidemiological methods quoted without reference to their actual definition.



Measures Edit

  1. Measures of occurrence
    1. Incidence measures
      1. Incidence rate, where cases included are defined using a case definition
      2. Hazard rate
      3. Cumulative incidence
    2. Prevalence measures
      1. Point prevalence
      2. Period prevalence
  2. Measures of association
    1. Relative measures
      1. Risk ratio
      2. Rate ratio
      3. Odds ratio
      4. Hazard ratioalso known as the Incidence Rate Ratio
    2. Absolute measures
      1. Risk/rate/incidence difference
      2. Attributable risk
        1. Attributable risk in exposed
        2. Percent attributable risk
        3. Levin’s attributable risk
  3. Other measures
    1. Virulence and Infectivity
    2. Mortality rate and Morbidity
    3. Case fatality
    4. Sensitivity (tests) and Specificity (tests)

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