A glossary of culture in epidemiology

D. J. Hruschka, C. Hadley

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Culture frequently is used to explain population differences in health. This glossary defines key concepts and terms relevant to the concept of culture and describes three challenges - definitional, theoretical, and methodological - in identifying specific pathways by which culture affects health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)947-951
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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