1. Define descriptive epidemiology and its importance in describing disease occurrence in populations. Provide examples of the different types of rates.
2. Compare and contrast descriptive versus analytical epidemiological studies. Describe the basic types of epidemiological studies and how they are used.
3. Give an example of how you might use descriptive and analytical morbidity and mortality rates in the “real world”.
Answer one or more of the questions above as time permits. Use scholarly sources and cite them. Remember to do your two required response posts.