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  1. Scope and strategies of genetic epidemiology : analysis of articles published in Genetic Epidemiology, 1984-1991.

    Article - En anglais

    Genetic epidemiology is a relatively new discipline that seeks to unravel the role of genetic factors and their interactions with environmental factors in the etiology of diseases, using population and family study approaches.

    To characterize the overall direction and emphasis of research strategies used in this field, we reviewed original research articles published in the journal Genetic Epidemiology since its inception in 1984 until the end of 1991.

    Of 259 published original articles, 92 (35%) focused primarily on methodologic/statistical developments, most commonly in the area of linkage analysis/gene mapping, and 167 (65%) articles were applied or data-derived.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Génétique épidémiologique, Epidémiologie, Méthode, Synthèse bibliographique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiologic genetics, Epidemiology, Method, Bibliographic survey

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0028177

    Code Inist : 002B23A. Création : 199406.