Flashcards in HEALTH & DISEASE in POPULATION Deck (7)
Epidemiology is the study of?
Disease occurrence in human population
Disease Cases is also known as?
Existing/newly diagnosed case
Incidence is defined as?
Number of new cases arising in a POPULATION AT RISK within stated time period
Number of new/old/existing cases within a SPECIFIC POPULATION AND TIME PERIOD
High number of cases of an infectious disease in a COMMUNITY
What is Pandemics?
High number of cases in many REGIONS