Case Study: Epidemiological Measures


Understanding health risks and interpreting them correctly is an important function for anyone involved in public health. Often, the results of epidemiological studies are reported in the media as “known facts,” when indeed that is not the case. Such is the situation for the reported association between vaccinations and the risk of autism.

For this Case Study Assignment, you will analyze and interpret the epidemiological evidence for a possible association between vaccination with the measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccine and the occurrence of autism.

To prepare for this use the attached case study file
(Case Study is herewith attached in PDF to this file)
Using the information provided in the case study,
Complete Sections B, C, and D (pp. 5–10),
Typing your answers into a separate document.
Be sure that your completed document contains your responses to all questions from Sections B, C, and D of the case study.

Assignment Expectations
Use APA formatting for your assignment and to cite your resources. ENSURE you use paragraph headings to explain your points and address all BLUE BULLET POINTS QUESTIONS asked.

Assignment Expectation:

5) Your paper should demonstrate an excellent understanding of all of the concepts and key points presented in the text/s and Learning Resources. Your paper should provide significant detail including multiple relevant examples, evidence from the readings and other scholarly sources, and discerning ideas.

6) Your paper should be well organized, use scholarly tone, contain original writing and proper paraphrasing, follow APA style, contain very few or no writing and/or spelling errors, and are fully consistent with graduate (PhD) level writing style.

7) Make sure each paragraph have at least one or two references. All words that are not YOURS must be PROPERLY CITED per APA 6th Edition writing Styles.

8) Use MOST RECENT References – 5 years old minimum

 Use APA format with at least 8 SCHOLARLY References

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