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Epidemiology MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Epidemiology
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.720.500
Unique ID
D004813
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004813
Annotation
specialty only; prefer /‚ÄĆepidemiol with diseases; do not confuse with TOPOGRAPHY, MEDICAL: epidemiology emphasizes disease outbreaks & disease-related conditions, topography emphasizes geography-related events
Scope Note
Field concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease.
Entry Version
EPIDEMIOL
Entry Term(s)
Social Epidemiology
Entry Combination
methods:Epidemiologic Methods
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/14
Epidemiology Preferred
Social Epidemiology Narrower
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