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Author Watstein, Sarah.

Title Statistical handbook on infectious diseases / Sarah B. Watstein and John Jovanovic
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 321 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Nationally notifiable diseases. -- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). -- Malaria. -- Sexually transmitted diseases. -- Tuberculosis. -- Foodborne diseases. -- Waterborne diseases. -- Infectious disease worldwide: present issues, emerging concerns. -- Vaccine-preventable diseases. -- Infectious disease elimination and eradication. -- Bioterrorism and biological warfare. -- Appendix: World Health Organization (WHO) regions
Summary This statistical handbook is designed to offer students, researchers, practitioners, and the general adult population a comprehensive statistical overview of the status of infectious disease worldwide. The availability of this information has increased dramatically on the Internet, yet the data are often too extensive, hard to find, or difficult to interpret. A carefully selected array of tables and charts present authoritative statistical information, placing valuable statistics into context with introductory text
Notes "An Oryx book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-318) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communicable diseases -- Statistics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Epidemiology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Vaccination -- statistics & numerical data.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Jovanovic, John.
ISBN 0313059101 (electronic bk.)
9780313059100 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)