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