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Table 1 Epidemiological approaches to health and migration

From: The basic principles of migration health: Population mobility and gaps in disease prevalence

Time Period Epidemiological Characteristic Reference Population  
Arrival Phase (Point Prevalence) Prevalence   Host/Receiving population
Post Arrival Phase (Point Prevalence or Longitudinal Studies) Incidence/Prevalence Similar non-migrating cohort at migrants' place of origin Host/Receiving population