Describe the key features of descriptive and analytic epidemiology. How are the two used in conjunction with one another?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 3, 2022, 12:01 am ad1c9bdddf
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In general, epidemiology is the study of the relationships between various factors determining frequency and distribution of diseases in a community. It is the science of epidemics and epidemic diseases, which involve the total population rather then the individual. The real aim/goal of epidemiology and epidemiological studies is to determine what factors in the group/community/population environment make that group/community/population ...
This is an article that describes the difference between descriptive and analytical epidemiology. References included.