serw-MX  [xml]  

 DeCS Categories

H02 Health Occupations .
H02.403 Medicine .
H02.403.720 Public Health .
H02.403.720.500 Epidemiology .
N05 Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation .
N05.715 Quality of Health Care .
N05.715.350 Epidemiologic Factors .
N05.715.350.240 Confounding Factors (Epidemiology) .
N06 Environment and Public Health .
N06.850 Public Health .
N06.850.490 Epidemiologic Factors .
N06.850.490.718 Confounding Factors (Epidemiology) .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.001 Health .
SP4.001.012 Environmental Illness .
SP4.001.012.153 Epidemiology .
SP5 Epidemiology and Biostatistics .
SP5.001 Epidemiology .
SP5.001.042 Causality .
SP5.001.042.078 Epidemiologic Factors .
SP5.001.042.088 Confounding Factors (Epidemiology) .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.702 Disaster Planning .
SP8.946.702.667 Specialties in Disasters .
SP8.946.702.667.586 Epidemiology .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Epidemiologic Factors .
Determinant, Epidemiologic .
Determinants, Epidemiologic .
Epidemiologic Determinant .
Epidemiologic Factor .
Factor, Epidemiologic .
Factors, Epidemiologic .
Epidemiologic Determinants .
Events, characteristics, or other definable entities that have the potential to bring about a change in a health condition or other defined outcome. .
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology) .
Confounding Factor, Epidemiologic .
Confounding Variables .
Confounding Factor (Epidemiology) .
Confounding Factors, Epidemiologic .
Confounding Variable .
Epidemiologic Confounding Factor .
Epidemiologic Confounding Factors .
Factor, Confounding (Epidemiology) .
Factors, Confounding (Epidemiology) .
Variable, Confounding .
Variables, Confounding .
Factors that can cause or prevent the outcome of interest but are not intermediate variables of the factor(s) under investigation. .
Epidemiology .
Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease. .
/epidemiology .
/endemics .
/epidemics .
/frequency .
/incidence .
/morbidity .
/occurrence .
/outbreaks .
/prevalence .
/surveillance .
Used with human and veterinary diseases for the distribution of disease, factors which cause disease, and the attributes of disease in defined populations; includes incidence, frequency, prevalence, endemic and epidemic outbreaks; also surveys and estimates of morbidity in geographic areas and in specified populations. Used also with geographical headings for the location of epidemiologic aspects of a disease. Excludes mortality for which "mortality" is used. .