2 edition of Epidemiology in relation to air travel found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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|Pagination||xvi, 75 p. :|
|Number of Pages||59|
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M map, area shaded, choropleth a visual display of the geographic pattern of a health problem, in which a marker is placed on a map to indicate where each affected person lives, works, or might have been exposed. Y y-axis the vertical axis of a rectangular graph, usually displaying the dependent variable e.
frequency the amount or number of occurrences of an attribute or health outcome among a population. Cycling through a different host can lead to different transmission rates, different infectivity, and even different clinical expression. It is projected that by the year 2000, the world will comprise 24 "megacities"- sprawling metropolitan areas with populations exceeding 10 million World Bank, UNDP, World Health Organization, unpublished data. For each extra hour of flight duration, the IRR increased 1.
epidemiology, field applied epidemiology i. Humans may carry a pathogen in a form that can be transmitted, then or later, directly or indirectly to another person. Book about travel medicine Epidemiology in Relation to Air Travel Author Country United Kingdom Language English Subject Medicine Published 1933 Publisher H. Travel and the Emergence of Infectious Diseases.
high-risk group a group of persons whose risk for a particular disease, injury, or other health condition is greater than that of the rest of their community or population.
Furthermore, the results cannot be generalized to individuals that have a history of venous thrombosis, as we considered only first events.
However, the study included only healthy people without previous VT whose average age was 40 years, so the absolute risk of VT after long-haul flights might be higher in the general traveling population.