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A glossary for evidence based public health
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  1. Lucie Rychetnik1,
  2. Penelope Hawe2,
  3. Elizabeth Waters3,
  4. Alexandra Barratt4,
  5. Michael Frommer1
  1. 1Sydney Health Projects Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
  2. 2Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada and School of Public Health, LaTrobe University, Victoria, Australia
  3. 3Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Victoria, Australia, and Cochrane Health Promotion and Public Health Field
  4. 4Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr L Rychetnik
 Sydney Health Projects Group, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Victor Coppleson Building (D02), NSW 2006, Australia; luciermed.usyd.edu.au

Abstract

This glossary seeks to define and explain some of the main concepts underpinning evidence based public health. It draws on the published literature, experience gained over several years analysis of the topic, and discussions with public health colleagues, including researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and students.

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  • * The terms in this glossary have been presented in a logical reading order, rather than alphabetically.

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