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ecdc posted on 10/17/2012 3:17:54 PM:
Populations are more or less dynamic in time and place. The IJE just published the article "Incidence rates in dynamic populations"
Abstract: The purpose of the present article is to explain the calculation of incidence rates in dynamic populations with the use of simple mathematical and statistical concepts. The first part will consider incidence rates in dynamic populations, and how they can best be taught in basic, intermediate and advanced courses. The second part will briefly explain how and why incidence rates are calculated in cohorts.
Ref: Jan P Vandenbroucke and Neil Pearce: Incidence rates in dynamic populations Int. J. Epidemiol. (2012) 41(5): 1472-1479 doi:10.1093/ije/dys142 http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/41/5/1472.full.pdf+html
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