3 edition of **On the relationship between the epidemic theory and the Bradford law of dispersion** found in the catalog.

On the relationship between the epidemic theory and the Bradford law of dispersion

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Published
**1974**
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Written in English

- Information theory.,
- Bradford"s law.,
- Content analysis (Communication)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Roberth Kenneth Dikeman. |

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Microform |

Pagination | ix, 175 p. |

Number of Pages | 175 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21568545M |

Page 2 Principles of Epidemiology Introduction The word epidemiology comes from the Greek words epi, meaning “on or upon,” demos, meaning “people,” and logos, meaning “the study of.”Many definitions have been proposed, but the following definition captures the underlying principles and the . 4. the temporal relationship between exposure factor and outcome cannot always be ascertained retrospective cohort study makes use of historical data to determine exposure level at some baseline in the past; follow-up for subsequent occurrences of disease between baseline and the .

The relationship between the potential to be self-supporting by age and the dependent segments of the population by age, in other words, those portions of the population not . Third, two additional laws were enunciated in ; that towns grow more by immigration than by natural increase, and that the volume of migration increases as transport improves and industry grows. Fourth, two laws in the list on the process of absorption and dispersion are subsumed into one in , the "step by step" law.

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