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