The idea of uniform change: is it time to revisit a central tenet of Rose's "Strategy of Preventive Medicine"?

Abstract

A mean-centric view of populations, whereby a change in the mean of a health variable at the population level is assumed to result in uniform change across the distribution, is a core component of Geoffrey Rose's concept of the "population strategy" to disease prevention. This idea also has a critical role in Rose's observation that individuals who are… (More)

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@article{Razak2016TheIO, title={The idea of uniform change: is it time to revisit a central tenet of Rose's "Strategy of Preventive Medicine"?}, author={Fahad Razak and George Davey Smith and S V Subramanian}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={2016}, volume={104 6}, pages={1497-1507} }