Below are a short explainer videos on key concepts in epidemiology. Watch these short videos as a review of key concepts.
Epi Studies Types Explainer - Descriptive vs Analytical
Rates - Incidence and Prevalence Explained
Watch video below and if you need further explanation on why 100, 1,000, 100,000 see Sean Rule interview in previous blog.
Rates help us compare between populations. Rates can be expressed in different ways from per 100, per 1,000 or per 100,000. One big component of public health is looking at disparity of services, health outcome disparity and people disproportionately impacted. In the end rates, help us make comparisons.
A great course on the basic of epidemiology and COVID-19