What is the term for preventing the initial development of disease?
What is the term for early detection of existing disease to reduce severity (potential to return to health)?
What is the term for reducing the impact of the disease?
What mode of disease transmission at the person level is based on physical contact?
What mode of disease transmission at the person level is based on being transmitted through an intermediate source?
What is the term for an agent (microorganism, person, or animal) that carries and transmits a pathogen (often insect)?
What is the term for an inanimate object that transmits a pathogen (e.g. food-borne outbreak or airborne transmission)?
What is the term for disease transmission person-to-person by either direct or indirect transmission?
What is the term for disease transmission from parent to offspring?
What is the term for the fact that widespread immunity reduces the transmission of the disease among the few who are not immune above and beyond what might be expected otherwise?
What is the term for the habitual presence (i.e. expected amount) of disease within a geographic area - in other words, the usual occurrence of disease in a given area?
What is the term for the occurrence of illness in a population clearly in excess of normal expectancy?
What is the term for a worldwide epidemic?
What is the less formal term for when there are more cases than normal but not yet enough to classify as a formal epidemic?
What is the term for a part in relation to a whole (can be a percentage)?
What is the term for a quantity related to some measure of time?
What is the term for the frequency of disease at a given point in time?
What is the term for the frequency of disease that develops over a period of time?
What is the term for the incidence of deaths due to specific disease among general population per year?
What is the term for the incidence of death among those who have the specific disease?
What is the term for what is traditionally the cause/risk factor that either increase or reduces the occurrence of a particular health outcome?
What is the term for what is traditionally the occurrence of disease, death, injury, disability, or other pathophysiologic change under study?
Questions about epidemiology for N456