Incidence rates in dynamic populations.


Vandenbroucke, JP; Pearce, N; (2012) Incidence rates in dynamic populations. International journal of epidemiology, 41 (5). pp. 1472-9. ISSN 0300-5771 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dys142

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Abstract

: The purpose of the present article is to explain the calculation of incidence rates in dynamic populations with the use of simple mathematical and statistical concepts. The first part will consider incidence rates in dynamic populations, and how they can best be taught in basic, intermediate and advanced courses. The second part will briefly explain how and why incidence rates are calculated in cohorts.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Medical Statistics
Research Centre: Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Centre for Statistical Methodology
PubMed ID: 23045207
Web of Science ID: 309922700033
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/333610

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