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by Froggie
April 16th, 2019, 6:30 pm
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 128
Views: 15649

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

An epidemiologist studying an outbreak of E Coli finds out that the more hamburgers someone ate, the more the person was at risk for contracting E Coli. Why is this information important? This would suggest that hamburgers caused the E. coli outbreak (dose-response relationship), but more inquiry w...
by Froggie
April 16th, 2019, 2:15 pm
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 128
Views: 15649

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

An epidemiologist studying an outbreak of E Coli finds out that the more hamburgers someone ate, the more the person was at risk for contracting E Coli. Why is this information important?
by Froggie
April 16th, 2019, 10:14 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 128
Views: 15649

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Reviving this! What is the purpose of the control group in an analytical study? With a control group, the epidemiologist will be able to tell what a variable changed in the study. For example, if there is a group of people with a certain disease and a similar group of people without the disease and...
by Froggie
April 8th, 2019, 7:34 am
Forum: 2019 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 203
Views: 33425

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Birdmusic wrote:How do you guys usually deal with disease trivia on tests?
I usually guess on them, or I’ll try to pull out some information from the depths of my memory to help me.
by Froggie
March 27th, 2019, 10:39 am
Forum: 2019 Regionals & States
Topic: Pennsylvania 2019
Replies: 748
Views: 89369

Re: Pennsylvania 2019

I noticed that no one ever does a scoresheet during awards for PA states, so unless anyone is planning on running a scoresheet for Div B at States, I'll post a link to a sheet (a few days before states) that I'll be running during awards. If you want, I can set one up. I would run one but I don't k...
by Froggie
March 26th, 2019, 6:21 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 128
Views: 15649

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

I guess I should post a question? 1. What are the steps to public health surveillance? 2. What are the five types of prevention? 3. What do these acronyms stand for? a. FDA b. YPLL c. NNPHI d. NAPHSIS answers|1. Step 1: Data Collection Step 2: Data Analysis Step 3: Data Interpretation Step 4: Data ...
by Froggie
March 23rd, 2019, 12:14 pm
Forum: 2019 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 203
Views: 33425

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

I'm getting conflicting answers about the formula for incidence. I know that incidence rate is cases/(person*time). Some sources say that incidence is cases/population/time, while others say that incidence is new cases/population. Does anyone have a definite formula? Cases/population/time and cases...
by Froggie
March 23rd, 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: 2019 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 203
Views: 33425

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

I'm getting conflicting answers about the formula for incidence. I know that incidence rate is cases/(person*time). Some sources say that incidence is cases/population/time, while others say that incidence is new cases/population. Does anyone have a definite formula?
by Froggie
March 22nd, 2019, 5:27 am
Forum: 2019 Study Events
Topic: Herpetology B/C
Replies: 239
Views: 33807

Re: Herpetology B/C

FranklinHung wrote:Hey guys,

I have a general question. When we are asked to write genus, family, class order, phylm etc. Is there a specific way to write the name? I know genus is uppercase 1st letter and underlined. What do I do for family, class, order, phylum?
Thanks
I just capitalize everything.
by Froggie
March 21st, 2019, 8:34 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 128
Views: 15649

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

I guess I should post a question?

1. What are the steps to public health surveillance?
2. What are the five types of prevention?
3. What do these acronyms stand for?
a. FDA
b. YPLL
c. NNPHI
d. NAPHSIS

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