Epidemiology - Basic Epidemiology
2. Sources of Epidemiological Data
Since their inception the national census and register of deaths has been a source of invaluable information for the epidemiologist. Several countries, especially the Nordic countries, have good national, regional and local registers, but not all countries are in the same position. Various information sources now exist and these are outlined below.
- National Records
- Morbidity Records
- Local records
- Exposure Registers