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EPIDEMIOLOGY

Statistics Directorate    
French Equivalent: Épidemiologie

Definition:
The quantitative study of health problems; nowadays the term is used without necessary reference to infectious disease.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Monday, April 28, 2003