Epidemiology and Biostatistics

You already know the basic math used by epidemiologists in understanding disease or health issues. These fundamental mathematical concepts are rates, proportions, and ratios. This discussion explores rates, proportions, and ratios used within the health industry. You have been assigned a topic according to the first letter of your last name. Please identify the topic assigned to you below. For each topic, find a health science example of it in a published research study or news article. Summarize how your topic is used in the example. Do you think a different data type would be better