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Descriptive Epidemiology in Disease Surveillance

Describe how descriptive epidemiology is used in disease surveillance. Identify the professionals and agencies that conduct disease and environmental surveillance.

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Descriptive epidemiology is used in disease surveillance by providing methods of organizing and analyzing these data "to understand variations in disease frequency both geographically and over a period of time. Descriptive epidemiology enable the identification in health and disease, and provides means of planning resources for populations. Using the method of descriptive epidemiology, one can monitor and report on health status and health related behaviors in a populations. Descriptive epidemiology can ...

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Descriptive epidemiology is used in disease surveillance by providing methods of organizing and analyzing data to understand variations in disease frequency both geographically and over a period of time.

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