Epidemiology of Parenting

Authored by: Rebecca M. Pearson , Miguel Cordero , Priya Rajyaguru

Handbook of Parenting

Print publication date:  February  2019
Online publication date:  March  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138228689
eBook ISBN: 9780429401459
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Epidemiology studies the occurrence, distribution, and determinants of health-related events, states, and processes in specified populations as well as the application of this knowledge in order to control health problems (Miquel Porta, 2016). Put another way, epidemiology is the science that first describes and then studies causes behind the distribution of population health so that we may intervene to prevent disease and promote health (Keyes and Galea, 2014).

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