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Vocab #2 for DD

Terms

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Screening
Test a disease of infection
Outcomes
What the effect of the disease is.
Morbidity
causing death,rate of incidence of a disease
Study Design
to form or arrange by a previous thought
Frequency of Distribution
The summary of the frequencies of the values of catagories
Incidence
the number of new people that have the disease divided by the population in an area
Relative Risk
incidence of disease (mortality) in exposed over incidence of disease in unexposed
Bias
a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
Inference
conclusion that is suggested be the evidence in the story, but not directly stated
Case Fatality Rate
The rate of dealths in a case
Prospective
expected or possible in the future
Retrospective
looking back on the past
Symtom
A piece of info that tells you if you have a certain disease
Case-Control Study
Cause of the disease in an area
Prediction
a statement made about the future
John snow
British physician who traced the source of cholera outbreak in 1854
Case Definition
A set of standard criteria for deciding whether a prson has a particular disease or health-related condition, by specifying clinical criteria and limitations on time, place, and person.
Control Group
The group of people that are not given the medication, etc.`
Correlation
mutual relationship
Surveillance
close observation of a person or group
Exposure
Fators that which individuals come into contact
Risk
The chance that you get the disease
Prevalence
the number of people that are infected divided by the population in an area
Contingency Table
displays count and percentages of individuals falling into named categories on two or more variables. the tables categorizes the individuals on all variables at once, toreveal possible patterns in one variable that may be contingent on the category of the other
Mortality
the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area

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