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1

What is epidemiology?

The study of distribution and determinants of diseases in specific populations

2

What details is epidemiology concerned with?

Time

Person
- gender
- age

Place
- point prevalence
- incidence
- lifetime prevalence

3

What is the gender associations with depression?

Female: Male = 2:1

4

What is the most common age onset for depression?

25 - 30 years old

5

What is the point prevalence of depression?

2 - 10 %

6

What is the incidence of depression in adults per year?

1 - 3%

7

What is the lifetime prevalence of depression?

4 - 20%

8

What does lifetime prevalence mean?

The number of people who have ever-had a disease in their lifetime

9

What does point prevalence mean?

The number of people who have a disease at the time of the study

10

What does period prevalence mean?

The number of people who have/had a disease in the time of a particular period

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What does cumulative incidence mean?

The incidence where each case is followed up for the same time

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What does incidence density mean?

The incidence where each case is followed up for different length of time