A generic model for the assessment of disease epidemiology: the computational basis of DisMod II

@article{Barendregt2003AGM,
  title={A generic model for the assessment of disease epidemiology: the computational basis of DisMod II},
  author={Jan J. Barendregt and Gerrit J van Oortmarssen and Theo Vos and Christopher J. L. Murray},
  journal={Population Health Metrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={1},
  pages={4 - 4}
}
Epidemiology as an empirical science has developed sophisticated methods to measure the causes and patterns of disease in populations. Nevertheless, for many diseases in many countries only partial data are available. When the partial data are insufficient, but data collection is not an option, it is possible to supplement the data by exploiting the causal relations between the various variables that describe a disease process. We present a simple generic disease model with incidence, one… CONTINUE READING