Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Applied EpidemiologyTheory to practice$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

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

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 23 May 2019

Outcomes Research

Outcomes Research

Chapter:
(p.207) 7 Outcomes Research
Source:
Applied Epidemiology
Author(s):

Diana B. Petitti

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.003.0007

This chapter describes the historical roots of outcomes research and the designs used most often in outcomes research. It introduces measurements of comorbidity and disease severity, general and disease-specific health status, satisfaction with care, and preferences for health states. It discusses statistical issues in outcomes research and the similarities and differences between statistical approaches in epidemiology and outcomes research. The chapter identifies some of the major limitations that arise from the uses of administrative and clinical data routinely collected for outcomes research.

Keywords:   public health practice, comorbidity, disease severity, health care, epidemiology

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .