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Epidemiology

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Causation and Association
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§Epidemiology does not determine the cause of a disease in a given individual §Instead, it determines the relationship or association between a given exposure and frequency of disease in populations §We infer causation based upon the association and several other factors
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Question: Causation and Association
Answer: §Epidemiology does not determine the cause of a disease in a given individual §Instead, it determines the relationship or association between a given exposure and frequency of disease in populations §We infer causation based upon the association and several other factors