MPH502 Principles of Epidemiology
Module 2 Discussion
DQ1 Annual Prevalence of Adolescence Pregnancy
An epidemiologist presented information regarding the annual prevalence (number of cases per 1,000) of adolescent pregnancy to a local health planning board. The epidemiologist compared data for the local country with data for the United States as a whole. One of the members of the planning board objected that this comparison was not valid because the county is much smaller than the entire country. Do you agree with the objection?
DQ2 Vital Registration System
Describe the types of information that can be obtained from the vital registration system of the United States.
This assignment provides documentation of student ability to meet the following Course Outcome.
CO 2: Calculate basic epidemiological measures used in the field to determine morbidity and mortality.