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For many years a good textbook on epidemiology and its methods has been very much needed. Two or three attempts have been made to satisfy this need, but the response of readers has been such that authors and publishers alike have shied away from such volumes. This lack of acceptance has been due not to inferior quality of the few volumes that have been published but to the wide divergence of thought as to epidemiologic principles and methods. While this divergence was serious when epidemiology was concerned only with the infectious diseases, it became even more serious as epidemiologic concepts
Epidemiologic Methods.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:715–716. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-4-715
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(4):715-716.
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