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Descriptor in English: Disaster Epidemiology
Descriptor in Spanish: Epidemiología de Desastres
Descriptor in Portuguese: Epidemiologia de Desastres
Descriptor in French: Épidémiologie des Catastrophes
Tree number(s): SP4.037.418.559
SP5.001.300
SP8.946.702.667.586.537
Scope note: The medical discipline that studies the influence of such factors as the life style, biological constitution and other personal or social determinants on the incidence and distribution of diseases as it concerns disasters (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
DeCS UI: 34689
Descriptor UI: DDCS034689
Disaster Epidemiology - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060579
Scope note The medical discipline that studies the influence of such factors as the life style, biological constitution and other personal or social determinants on the incidence and distribution of diseases as it concerns disasters (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Preferred term Disaster Epidemiology



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