Data Base Management Tools in Epidemiologic Research — Examples and Experience from MONICA

  • C. Goetz
  • R. Engelbrecht
Conference paper
Part of the Health Systems Research book series (HEALTH)


The formulation and testing of hypotheses concerning the health status of populations and population subgroups is a major aspect of epidemiologic research. Much work goes into the collection of data and subsequently into its storage and the statistical analyses to uncover trends and determinants of the diseases under study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Goetz
    • 1
  • R. Engelbrecht
    • 1
  1. 1.Gesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbH München (GSF)Institut für Medizinische Informatik und Systemforschung (MEDIS)NeuherberrgGermany

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