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Title Public health foundations : concepts and practices / [edited by] Elena Andresen, Erin DeFries Bouldinches.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2010]


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 520 pages) : illustrations, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. History, development, and organization -- part 2. Analytic tools and methods -- part 3. Behavior and health -- part 4. Health services and social determinants -- part 5. Forecastic public health.
Summary "Foundations of Public Health is a concise yet comprehensive text that offers an excellent and engaging introduction to the field of public health. This important resource is an up-to-date introduction to the core concepts and the practices of public health. The book introduces public health in concept and its systems; the foundational tools of data, epidemiology, biostatistics, and key study designs; populations' issues including infectious disease, health behavior, and environmental health plus analytical tools of qualitative research and risk assessment; and how health services are formulated and delivered."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Public health -- United States.
Public Health.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Health Behavior.
Health Policy.
United States.
Public health. (OCoLC)fst01082238
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Added Author Andresen, Elena.
Bouldin, Erin DeFries.
Other Form: Print version: Public health foundations. 1st ed. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2010] (DLC) 2010036301
ISBN 9780470890172 (e-book)
0470890177 (e-book)
9780470890189 (e-book)
0470890185 (e-book)
9780470890165 (e-book)
0470890169 (e-book)
9780470445877 (pbk.)

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