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Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

Martina Morris


For epidemiologists and public health professionals, the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS has provoked a fundamental re-examination of infectious disease prevention and the research needed to support it. This book documents and explains a breakthrough in behavioural research design that has emerged to confront this new challenge: the network survey. It represents a paradigm shift in epidemiology, broadening the focus from the traditional “knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP)” of individuals to mapping the relational networks that spread infection, and constrain behavioural change. Eight pionee ... More

Keywords: AIDS, behaviour, Epidemiology, fieldwork, infectious disease, network survey, questionnaire, research design, sampling, terminology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199269013
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2004 DOI:10.1093/0199269017.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martina Morris, editor
Department of Sociology and Statistics University of Washington
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