cover image: The epidemiologic transition theory revisited thirty years later


The epidemiologic transition theory revisited thirty years later


All of the transitions involved tion encompasses the changing disease and health in both the dependent and independent variables patterns ( the health transition), the changing fertil are the subject of epidemiological study and, hence, ity and population age structure leading to ageing are encompassed by the epidemiologic transition. [...] The Fifth stage is discussed later in the During the transition, a long-term shift occurs in paper, in the conclusion, under the ti tle Into the patterns of mortality, disease and survival whereby future. [...] It continued in the West Mortality from tuberculosis began to decline toward until, the late 18th or early l 9th centuries, but contin the end of this stage and was responsible for part of ued until the middle decades of the 20th century in the decline in general mortality. [...] Despite the decline in rates, the and a death rate of 648/100 OOO population in absolute number of births is huge and contributes contrast to the European prevalence rate of 153, to the tenacious overpopulation problem. [...] The mortal of the transition; (c) Many countries in this model ity dynamics, prevalence of various causes of death, exhibit a continuing rise in cardiovascular mortality and fertility patterns fall between those in the rapid and some members of the former USSR have, as and slow models.
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Omran, Abdel R.

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