63. Epidemiologic Approaches to Evaluation of Nutrition and Health

  1. John W. Erdman Jr. PhD2,
  2. Ian A. Macdonald PhD3 and
  3. Steven H. Zeisel MD, PhD4
  1. Susan E. Steck PhD, MPH, RD

Published Online: 18 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119946045.ch63

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

How to Cite

Steck, S. E. (2012) Epidemiologic Approaches to Evaluation of Nutrition and Health, in Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition (eds J. W. Erdman, I. A. Macdonald and S. H. Zeisel), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119946045.ch63

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Urbana, Illinois, USA

  2. 3

    Nottingham, England

  3. 4

    UNC Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 500 Laureate Way, Rm 2218, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina–Columbia, 915 Greene Street, Rm 236, Columbia, SC 29208, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470959176

Online ISBN: 9781119946045

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Keywords:

  • epidemiologic approaches, for nutrition, health evaluation;
  • nutritional epidemiology, dietary intake and nutritional status;
  • diet, exposure and populations, consuming dietary factors;
  • epidemiology, occurrence and distribution of health-related states;
  • case-control study, observational study in epidemiology;
  • epidemiologic study design challenges, and limitations;
  • diet and disease relationship, multiple epidemiologic study designs;
  • enhancing dietary measurement, epidemiologic studies of nutrition and health;
  • timing of dietary exposure, crucial

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiologic Study Designs

  • Example of Diet and Disease Relationship Studied with Multiple Epidemiologic Study Designs

  • Future Directions