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Kelsey JL, Whittemore AS, Evans AS, Thompson WD. Methods in Observational Epidemiology. Second Edition. New York: Oxford University Press; 1996. Kelsey JL, Bernstein L. Epidemiology and prevention of breast cancer. Annu Rev Public Health 1996;17:47-67. Khan AS, Khabbaz RF, Armstrong LR, et al. Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome: the first 100 US cases. J Infect Dis 1996;173:1297-1303. Koepsell TD, Martin DC, Diehr PH, et al. Data analysis and sample size issues in evaluations of community-based health promotion and disease prevention programs: a mixed-model analysis of variance.
Leonard Palozzi, CDC, August 31, 1995). Training of epidemiologists occurs through a variety of mechanisms. Many epidemiologists at the master's and doctoral levels are trained by schools of public health (Williams et al. 1988). Other important sources include schools of medicine and the Epidemic Intelligence Service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Thacker et al. 1990). Survey data and expert groups have also shown the need for expanded and perhaps different formal training in epidemiology (Committee for the Study of the Future of Public Health 1988; Pew Health Professions Commission 1995).
Applied epidemiology. Am J Epidemiol 1985;121:781-782. Wynder EL. Workshop on guidelines to the epidemiology of weak associations. Introduction. Prev Med 1987;16:139-141. 2 Key Methodologic Concepts and Issues JENNIFER L. KELSEY DIANA B. PETITTI ABBY C KING As described in Chapter 1, epidemiology is used for many purposes. One is to determine the magnitude and impact of diseases or other conditions in populations or in certain segments of populations. This information can help to set priorities for investigation and control, to decide which subgroups of the population should be the focus of investigation, and to determine what types of treatment facilities are needed.