Flashcards in Epidemiology Deck (14):
Asthma is commonest in...
Asthma is increasing in...
the proportion of disease found to be affecting a population
Risk factors for asthma (6)
Family history of atopic disease
Co-existence of atopic disease
Male Sex (pre-pubertal) and female (into adulthood)
Bronchiolitis in infancy
There is a difference in sexes affected by lung cancer - true or false?
the prevalence is the same
Average 1 year survival for lung cancer
Average 5 year survival for lung cancer
As a whole the number of cases of lung cancer are...
More women than men are being diagnosed with lung cancer now - true or false
more women are smoking
There is a link between mortality of cancer and _____
How can we assess the burden of lung disease in terms of morbidity?
Why is setting important when considering burden of disease?
some conditions are seen more in general practice than in hospital
smoking is a risk factor in...