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Environmental Epidemiology

Citation

Hertz-Picciotto, Irva (1998). Environmental Epidemiology. In Rothman, Kenneth J. & Greenland, Sander (Eds.), Modern Epidemiology (pp. 555-83). Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven.

Abstract

The expanded Second Edition of Dr. Rothman's acclaimed Modern Epidemiology reflects the remarkable conceptual development of this evolving science and the engagement of epidemiologists with an increasing range of current public health concerns. This landmark work is the most comprehensive and cohesive text on the principles and methods of contemporary epidemiologic research.Coauthored by two leading epidemiologists, with 15 additional contributors, the Second Edition presents a much broader range of concepts and methods than Dr. Rothman's single-authored original edition. Coverage of basic measures and study types is more thorough and includes a new chapter on field methods. New chapters on advanced topics in data analysis, such as hierarchical regression, are also included. A new section covers specific areas of research such as infectious disease epidemiology, ecologic studies, disease surveillance, analysis of vital statistics, screening, clinical epidemiology, environmental and occupational epidemiology, reproductive and perinatal epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, and nutritional epidemiology.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Modern Epidemiology

Author(s)

Hertz-Picciotto, Irva

Editor(s)

Rothman, Kenneth J.
Greenland, Sander

Year Published

1998

Pages

555-83

Edition

2nd

Publisher

Lippincott-Raven

City of Publication

Philadelphia

Reference ID

1069