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Epidemiology Quizzes & Trivia

Are you ready to make these quizzes viral? We have quizzes all about epidemics. When a disease breaks out affecting a huge population, it's called an epidemic. If you knew that all along, then you'll do just fine with these quizzes. Did you know that Smallpox is considered as the worst epidemic in the history of mankind? It's good to know that the World Health Organization has declared "freedom from smallpox" for some time now.

Have you heard about experimental epidemiology? What are the other studies that are included in epidemiology? These are just some of the outbreak of questions you'll be facing when you take our quizzes. Are you ready to draw first blood? Why don't you help spread the word about these quizzes? We sure won't mind if you start that epidemic! Good luck!
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    _______ is the cause or set of causes of a disease and/ or condition 

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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:


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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?


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What is the relative risk of developing gastritis from herring consumption? An outbreak of gastritis occurred on a cruise ship. The data in the following table were obtained shortly after the...
2.0Relative risk (RR) = Risk in exposed/Risk in unexposed And, Risk = Number of cases (d)/ Total number of people at risk (N) Therefore, RR for developing gastritis from herring consumption = Risk in Ate/ Risk in Did not e
What is the crude mortality rate for Regionville? Regionville is a community of 100,000 persons. During 1985 there were 1,000 deaths from all causes. All cases of tuberculosis have been found and...
2318 The correct answer is option C The crude mortality rate is the number of death occurring among the population with a given geographical region during a given year per 1000 total population. To calculate the crude mortality rate, we need to know
What is the sensitivity of this screening test? A screening test for breast cancer was administered to 400 women with biopsy-proven breast cancer and to 400 women without breast cancer. The test...
If 400 biopsy positive breast cancer subjects were screened and with that screening 100 were positive for the secondary screening that would be a 25% sensitivity rate. In turn, if the 400 non-positive breast cancer subjects showed positive for the se
What study design is this? 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 to...
1. Cohort studyThe two groups where selected on the basis of the exposure (radium) and followed over time (1945 to 1975) to see what the outcome experience (bone cancer) was. In fact because the investigators when back in time to establish the group
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