Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: November 27, 2007 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412953948 | Print ISBN: 9781412928168 | Online ISBN: 9781412953948| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Asian American/Pacific Islander Health Issues
Diane Sperling Lauderdale
10.4135/9781412953948.n24 See also 1. the frequency of a specific allele among chromosomes from cases (allele analysis); 2. the frequency of a specific combination of alleles at one locus among cases (genotype analysis); 3. the frequency of specific haplotypes (i.e., the sequence of alleles at different loci on the same chromosome) among chromosomes from cases (haplotype analysis); and 4. the frequency of specific combinations of haplotypes among cases (diplotype analysis). 10.4135/9781412953948.n25 See also 10.4135/9781412953948.n26 See also Association of Schools of Public Health: . Council on Education for Public Health: . 10.4135/9781412953948.n27 See also The attack rate is the proportion of people who become ill with a disease. These rates are used in the investigation of an acute outbreak of disease to determine what exposures contributed to the illness. It is calculated as the number of people who became ill divided by the number of people at risk for the illness: A ...