Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Part I Concepts and Designs in Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Wolfgang Ahrens, Klaus Krickeberg, Iris Pigeot
      Pages 3-41
    3. Kenneth J. Rothman, Sander Greenland
      Pages 75-122
    4. Jacques Beichou, Mari Palta
      Pages 123-185
    5. Freddie Bray, D. Maxwell Parkin
      Pages 187-258
    6. Anthony B. Miller, David C. Goff Jr., Karin BammannDr., Pascal Wild
      Pages 259-291
    7. Norman E. Breslow
      Pages 293-323
    8. Philip H. Kass
      Pages 325-363
    9. Silvia Franceschi, Martyn Plummer
      Pages 365-388
    10. Michael J. Campbell
      Pages 389-417
    11. John W. Farquhar
      Pages 419-438
    12. Lorenzo Richiardi, Costanza Pizzi, Daniela Paolotti
      Pages 439-469
  3. Part II Methodological Approaches in Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 471-471
    2. Wolfgang Ahrens, Iris Pigeot, Pascal Wild
      Pages 473-524
    3. Gila Neta, Jonathan M. Samet, Preetha Rajaraman
      Pages 525-576
    4. Sylvaine Cordier, Patricia A. Stewart
      Pages 613-638
    5. Paul Gustafson, Sander Greenland
      Pages 639-658
    6. Neil Pearce, Sander Greenland
      Pages 659-684
    7. Sander Greenland
      Pages 685-706
    8. Reijo Sund, Mika Gissler, Timo Hakulinen, Måns Rosén
      Pages 707-730
    9. Susan T. Cookson, James W. Buehler
      Pages 731-759
    10. Anthony B. Miller
      Pages 761-798
    11. Klaus Krickeberg, Anita K, Asit K. Chakraborty
      Pages 799-835
    12. Thomas Schäfer, Christian A. Gericke, Reinhard Busse
      Pages 837-902
    13. Hubert G. Leufkens, Johannes J. M. van Delden
      Pages 903-925
  4. Part III Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 927-927
    2. John F. Bithell
      Pages 929-978
    3. Hermann Pohlabeln, Achim Reineke, Walter Schill
      Pages 979-1022
    4. Janet D Elashoff, Stanley Lemeshow
      Pages 1023-1056
    5. Sander Greenland
      Pages 1087-1159
    6. Leonhard Held
      Pages 1191-1193
    7. Peter D. Sasieni, Adam R. Brentnall
      Pages 1195-1239
    8. Jeffrey S. Buzas, Leonard A. Stefanski, Tor D. Tosteson
      Pages 1241-1282
    9. Geert Molenberghs, Caroline Beunckens, Ivy Jansen, Herbert Thijs, Geert Verbeke, Michael G. Kenward
      Pages 1283-1335
    10. Andreas Ziegler, Maren Vens
      Pages 1337-1376
    11. Maria Blettner, Ulrike Krahn, Peter Schlattmann
      Pages 1377-1411
    12. John F. Bithell
      Pages 1413-1445
    13. Heike Bickeböller, Duncan C. Thomas
      Pages 1447-1480
    14. Ronja Foraita, Jacob Spallek, Hajo Zeeb
      Pages 1481-1517
  5. Part IV Exposure-Oriented Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1519-1519
    2. Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Gita Mishra, Diana Kuh
      Pages 1521-1549
    3. Tarani Chandola, Meena Kumari, Michael Marmot
      Pages 1551-1576
    4. Franco Merletti, Dario Mirabelli, Lorenzo Richiardi
      Pages 1577-1609
    5. Lothar Kreienbrock
      Pages 1611-1657
    6. Heiner Boeing, Barrie M. Margetts
      Pages 1659-1703
    7. Jørn Olsen, Olga Basso
      Pages 1705-1777

About this book


This 5-volume reference covers the entire field of epidemiology, from statistical methods and study design, to specialized areas such as molecular epidemiology, and applications in clinical medicine and health services research. This updated edition of the Handbook of  Epidemiology adds 20 new chapters on: History of Epidemiological Methods and Concepts, Cluster Randomized Trials, Internet-Based Epidemiology, Misclassification, Sensitivity Analysis and Bias Analysis,  Emergency and Disaster Health Surveillance, Statistical Inference, Data Management in Epidemiology, Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology, Generalized Estimating Equations, Directed Acyclic Graphs, Life Course Epidemiology, Physical Activity Epidemiology, Radiation Epidemiology, Epidemiology of  Obesity, Epidemiology of Respiratory Allergies and Asthma, Epidemiology of  Dental Diseases, Epidemiology of Digestive Diseases, Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders, Epidemiology of  Diabetes.

All other chapters are extensively revised from  the 1st edition. This is a reference for epidemiological researchers and graduate students in public health.


GEM 919 Iris Pigeot Wolfgang Ahrens biostatistics clinical epidemiology genetic epidemiology geographical epidemiology molecular epidemiology public health regression methods social epidemiology study design survival analysis

Editors and affiliations

  • Wolfgang Ahrens
    • 1
  • Iris Pigeot
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Epidemiological Methods and Etiologic ResearchLeibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPSBremenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Biometry and Data ManagementLeibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPSBremenGermany

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