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    Explain the difference between descriptive and analytic epidemiology. Provide examples of how both types of study design are utilized in the field of environmental health

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    Analytical epidemiology studies disease that occur in non-random ways. It is more cerebral and theoretical. It projects why the disease does not affect everyone equally. What protects some people while causing others to have higher risk? For example, what is ebola ...

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    How descriptive epidemiology differs from analytic epidemiology; examples of how they are used in environmental health.