Descriptive Epidemiology COLLAPSE Choose a disease and briefly characterize it i


Descriptive Epidemiology
COLLAPSE
Choose a disease and briefly characterize it in terms listed below. Use only those characteristics that have relevance in terms of the chosen disease.
Intro Sentence(s): Include most current statistics about incidence rate/prevalence rate/mortality rate. Is it the top leading cause of death? (1 point)
Person (choose at least 2 about the person) (2 points – 1.5 extra credit points if you do 5 total)
-Age
-Sex
-Ethnicity/Race
-Social Class
-Occupation
-Marital Status
-Family Variables
-Family size, birth order, maternal age, parental deprivation, etc.
-Other
Place (Is there a place this has higher rate? i.e. pacific northwest, urban populations, etc.) (1 point)
Time (is there a season this is more prevalent? i.e. summer months) (1 point)
-Secular trends, Cyclic trends, etc.
Please only use reputable sources including:
•Government Agencies
•Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


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