Epidemiology discussion 12
Week 12 Discussion: Chapter 14&15
Please write a 250-300 word response to the following discussion question. I expect your response to reflect critical thought based on information from the textbook and from one additional source. Whenever possible, try to relate the discussion question to your own experiences. Be sure to appropriately cite and list your references.
Discussion Question: What is an ecologic study? Describe a situation in which an ecologic study might be used. What are some problems with ecologic studies?
Gordis, L. (2014). Epidemiology (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. ISBN: 978-1-4557-3733-8
Heymann, D.L. (Ed.) (2015). Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (20th ed.). Washington D.C.: American Public Health Association. ISBN: 978-0-8755-3018-5