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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAddiction Research Methods
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781405176637
Publication statusPublished - 16 Feb 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Difficulties in sampling bias - low-prevalence illegal drug-using behaviours
  • Doll and Hill's studies - of smoking and lung cancer
  • Epidemiological research designs
  • Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology understood - distribution and determinants of disease in human populations
  • Hypothetical basic design - for case-control and cohort studies
  • Prevalence, cases of a condition existing in a population
  • Study designs in epidemiology
  • Uses of epidemiology - in alcohol and other drug research

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Stoové, M., & Dietze, P. (2010). Epidemiology. In Addiction Research Methods (pp. 299-318). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444318852.ch19