The scientific techniques used in epidemiologic research. These include the planning and design of epidemiologic studies and the methods used to analyze the results.
Approaches to disease cluster investigations in a state health department
Classical tests for clustering rarely have a major role in the investigation of disease clusters at the neighborhood level performed by a health department....
Clues to the Etiology of Disease Clusters -- A Practical Method
Investigating a community disease outbreak or cluster, such as a cancer excess where environmental factors are suspected, can be time-consuming if not focused....
Estimating epidemiologic parameters by regression
Wilcosky and Chambless (J Chron Dis 1985; 38:849) discussed using regression techniques to produce both stratum-specific and "directly" adjusted rates and ratio measures....
Methods for Tracking Exposures to Contaminants in Drinking Water
-- As a one year supplementary project to the larger California Environmental Health Tracking project, we worked with several states (NM, NJ, WA, WI) that are facing similar, specific technical problems with...