← Epidemiology Test
6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- number of new cases of a disease or event
- quantifies how accurately the test identifies those with the condition (true positives)
- identifies that a disease results from a complex relationship among AGENT-HOST-ENVIRONMENT
- number of persons in a population who have a disease or experienced an event at a specific time
- (consistency & repeatability), accuracy and validity of the measure.
- rate of occurrence that is usual in a population
6 True/False Questions
environment → number of new cases of a disease or event
epidemic → rate of occurrence that is usual in a population
Epidemiology → an outbreak of a disease that exceeds the usual (endemic) level, therefore the incidence of the disease as increased.
specificity → indicates how accurately the test identifies those without the condition or trait (true negatives)
pandemic → rate of its occurrence in geographically widespread populations
agent → a living species (human or animal) capable of being infected or affected by an agent