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Ross C. Brownson and Diana B. Petitti

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195187410

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.001.0001

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Public Health Surveillance

Public Health Surveillance

Chapter:
(p.30) 2 Public Health Surveillance
Source:
Applied Epidemiology
Author(s):

Stephen B. Thacker

Donna F. Stroup

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.003.0002

This chapter begins by reviewing the definition of public health surveillance and giving a brief history of recent developments in surveillance. It then considers how three categories of surveillance data are used. It describes selected sources and data collection activities for public health surveillance and reviews review the activities required to establish a surveillance system. Finally, the chapter briefly discusses data analysis and dissemination and provide references for further details.

Keywords:   public health practice, surveillance data, data collection, public health surveillance, recent developments

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