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Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology
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Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology

Harvey Checkoway, Neil E. Pearce, and David Kriebel

Abstract

This text provides a critical summary of research approaches applied in epidemiologic studies on workplace hazards. It describes the historical development of occupational epidemiology, methods for characterizing exposures, and techniques for designing and implementing studies. The relative strengths and limitations of various study designs for investigating specific health outcomes are emphasized. Also included are presentations of basic and relatively advanced statistical analysis methods, exposure and dose modeling, and subsequent applications of data derived from epidemiologic research, su ... More

Keywords: Spain, smoking, cigarettes, tobacco, prevalence, consumption, plain cigarettes, filter cigarettes, adults, adolescents

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195092424
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092424.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harvey Checkoway, author
University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, USA

Neil E. Pearce, author
Massey University Wellington Campus, USA

David Kriebel, author
University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA