HOMO SAPIENS MOLECULAR NOSETIOLOGY : the study of the causation of disease

The aetiological factor(s) for a given disease may be ...

occupational disease : one due to factors involved in one's employment, e.g., various forms of pneumoconiosis or dermatitis.

This classification is mainly used by epidemiologists in order to focus target(s) for primary prevention. Aetiology treats about the primary cause(s) but even every step in pathogenesis has its own cause(s).
From an epidemiological point of view the association between a factor "A" and a disease "B" may be :

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