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BE.102 Macroepidemiology, Spring 2005

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dc.contributor.author Thilly, William G.
dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2005
dc.date.accessioned 2007-03-20T09:39:37Z
dc.date.available 2007-03-20T09:39:37Z
dc.date.issued 2005-06
dc.identifier BE.102-Spring2005
dc.identifier.other BE.102
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-ce6dbcb579c2b5bef09fa31f4b5fa0fa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/36864
dc.description.abstract This course presents a unique and challenging perspective on the causes of human disease and mortality. The course focuses on analyses of major causes of mortality in the US since 1900: cancer cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, diabetes, infectious diseases. Students create analytical models to derive estimates for historically variant population risk factors and physiological rate parameters, and conduct analyses of familial data to separately estimate inherited and environmental risks. The course evaluates the basic population genetics of dominant, recessive and non-deleterious inherited risk factors. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject Disease en
dc.subject mortality en
dc.subject cancer en
dc.subject cerebrovascular disease en
dc.subject diabetes en
dc.subject infectious disease en
dc.subject risk en
dc.subject inherited risk en
dc.subject environmental risk en
dc.subject population genetics en
dc.subject mutation en
dc.subject public health en
dc.subject malignancy en
dc.subject statistics en
dc.title BE.102 Macroepidemiology, Spring 2005 en
dc.title.alternative Macroepidemiology en
dc.audience.educationlevel Undergraduate
dc.subject.cip 261309 en
dc.subject.cip Epidemiology en


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