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Epidemiology Quizzes & Trivia

You may already know that when a disease breaks out, affecting a huge population it is called an epidemic. Did you know that smallpox is considered the worst epidemic in the history of mankind? Check out the online epidemiology quizzes and learn more interesting trivia.
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Questions: 30  |  Attempts: 2794   |  Last updated: Dec 20, 2019
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    _______ is the cause or set of causes of a disease and/ or condition 

Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events or diseases, and the application of this study to the control of diseases and other health problems. Take the Block 9...

Questions: 19  |  Attempts: 2517   |  Last updated: Oct 22, 2020
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    In 1945 there were 1,000 women who worked in a factory painting radium dials on watches. The incidence of bone cancer in these women up to 1975 was compared with that of 1,000 women who worked as telephone operators in 1975. Twenty of the radium dial painters and four of the telephone operators developed bone cancer between 1945 and 1975. This study is an example of a:

Epidemiology is the division of science that deals with specific patterns in health and diseases in delineated populations. It has developed methodology used in clinical research, public health studies, and study in the...

Questions: 63  |  Attempts: 1558   |  Last updated: May 26, 2021
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    Mass Screening is

Did you know that John Snow was an epidemiologist who figured out how Cholera is spread through water? Yes, John Snow! Discover which John Snow this is by taking the quiz below. It'll help you learn more facts about...

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 1089   |  Last updated: May 21, 2019
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    An outbreak of gastritis occurred on a cruise ship. The data in the following table were obtained shortly after the outbreak, from a questionnaire completed by everyone on board the ship. What is the relative risk of developing gastritis from herring consumption?

Epidemiology quiz: knowledge trivia! Every time a new disease pops up, it is important for research to be done on how it is transmitted, treatment and how to ensure no negative health outcomes go from it. Do you know how to...

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 1098   |  Last updated: Aug 6, 2020
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    All of the following are true of odds ratio except:
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