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The branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health.
- ‘Matching is a traditional approach to control for potential confounding in epidemiology.’
- ‘Articles that did better tended to include an author affiliated with a department of statistics, epidemiology, or public health.’
- ‘I'm a microbiologist, and my emphasis area is infectious disease epidemiology.’
- ‘Asthma severity is difficult to define in epidemiology, as previously described.’
- ‘The epidemiology of West Nile virus has also changed in recent years.’
- ‘Six chapters then examine the analysis of various issues that arise in public health and epidemiology.’
- ‘We have confirmed that research on cancers and cardiovascular diseases dominates published epidemiology.’
- ‘Likewise important were the advances in epidemiology, public health, and sanitation.’
- ‘The epidemiology of cryptococcosis has changed over the years because of the AIDS epidemic.’
- ‘The second major factor is the epidemiology of the disease or condition.’
- ‘When viewed globally, the future epidemiology of lung cancer is of great concern.’
- ‘There are no personnel trained in field epidemiology in the public health system.’
- ‘It has a strong orientation toward behavioral epidemiology and health promotion.’
- ‘The use of race and ethnicity in epidemiology and public health research has been debated hotly.’
- ‘The epidemiology of diseases such as cancer is certainly different from what we are accustomed to in the West.’
- ‘And, if ever there was a need for a compendium of current epidemiology of diabetes and its complications, it is now.’
- ‘This book reviews the treatment, epidemiology and unique clinical aspects of epilepsy.’
- ‘The epidemiology of hypertension diagnosed otherwise is currently much less understood.’
- ‘It is also essential for understanding the epidemiology of the disease.’
- ‘The epidemiology of esophagitis in Japan is somewhat different from that in Western countries.’
Late 19th century: from Greek epidēmia ‘prevalence of disease’ + -logy.
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