Discuss descriptive epidemiology aspect of disease surveillance.
Your comments will be graded on how well they meet the Discussion Requirements posted under “Before You Begin.”
Make sure to review the E-learning course – Introduction to public health surveillance presentation.
- The Introduction to public health surveillance presentation identified 7 uses of public health surveillance. Identify two uses that relate to epidemiology of diseases.
- Discuss descriptive epidemiology aspect of disease surveillance.
- Discuss the three main observational study designs, if you are to conduct an observational study of a population grouped into smokers and non-smokers. Which of the three main study designs would you use and why? Please provide in-text citation(s) to support your point of view.