Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice

Educators use Principles of Epidemiology [PDF – 511 pages] as a foundational resource to learn about methods to investigate public health problems.

Principles in Epidemiology:

  • Describes basic epidemiology principles, concepts, and procedures
  • Provides a solid foundation for the study and teaching of applied epidemiology
  • Explains how to calculate and interpret frequency measures (rations, proportions and rates) and measures of central tendency
  • Uses tables, graphs, and charts to organize, summarize, and display data