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epidemiology MeSH Qualifier Data 2022


MeSH Qualifier
epidemiology
Unique ID
Q000453
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000453
Annotation
subhead only; with diseases & geographicals only; includes "incidence", "frequency", "prevalence", "occurrence", "outbreaks"; not for "mortality" ( = /‌mortality); not for "statistics" on non-disease terms ( = /‌statist); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.31; DF: /‌epidemiol or /EP CATALOG: may be subdivided geographically
Scope Note
Used with human and veterinary diseases for the distribution of disease, factors which cause disease, and the attributes of disease in defined populations; includes incidence, frequency, prevalence, endemic and epidemic outbreaks; also surveys and estimates of morbidity in geographic areas and in specified populations. Used also with geographical headings for the location of epidemiologic aspects of a disease. Excludes mortality for which "mortality" is used.
Entry Version
EPIDEMIOL
Abbreviation
EP
Entry Term(s)
endemics
epidemics
frequency
incidence
morbidity
occurrence
outbreaks
prevalence
surveillance
Online Note
search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/EP or EP (SH) or SUBS APPLY EP; use /epidemiology to search /occurrence 1966-88
History Note
89; was /occurrence 1966-88; was used with Category C, F3 & SMOKING+ 1989; C, F3 & Z 1990 forward
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1973/12/27
Revision Date
2004/07/13
epidemiology Preferred
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