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  1. Content type: Research

    Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is an infection endemic in Chile and Argentina, caused by Andes hantavirus (ANDV). The rodent Oligoryzomys longicaudatus is suggested as the main reservoir, although several ot...

    Authors: Francisca Astorga, Luis E. Escobar, Daniela Poo-Muñoz, Joaquin Escobar-Dodero, Sylvia Rojas-Hucks, Mario Alvarado-Rybak, Melanie Duclos, Daniel Romero-Alvarez, Blanca E. Molina-Burgos, Alexandra Peñafiel-Ricaurte, Frederick Toro, Francisco T. Peña-Gómez and A. Townsend Peterson

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:22

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  2. Content type: Methodology

    Identifying fine-scale spatial patterns of disease is essential for effective disease control and elimination programmes. In low resource areas without formal addresses, novel strategies are needed to locate ...

    Authors: Kimberly M. Fornace, Henry Surendra, Tommy Rowel Abidin, Ralph Reyes, Maria L. M. Macalinao, Gillian Stresman, Jennifer Luchavez, Riris A. Ahmad, Supargiyono Supargiyono, Fe Espino, Chris J. Drakeley and Jackie Cook

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:21

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  3. Content type: Methodology

    Spatial scan statistics have been used for the identification of geographic clusters of elevated numbers of cases of a condition such as disease outbreaks. These statistics accompanied by the appropriate distr...

    Authors: Iram Usman and Rhonda J. Rosychuk

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:20

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  4. Content type: Review

    The relationships between food environments and dietary intake have been assessed via a range of methodologically diverse measures of spatial exposure to food outlets, resulting in a largely inconclusive body ...

    Authors: Alexia Bivoltsis, Eleanor Cervigni, Gina Trapp, Matthew Knuiman, Paula Hooper and Gina Leslie Ambrosini

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:19

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  5. Content type: Research

    Air pollutants have been associated with various adverse health effects, including increased rates of hospital admissions and emergency room visits. Although numerous time-series studies and case-crossover stu...

    Authors: Eun-Hye Yoo, Patrick Brown and Youngseob Eum

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:18

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  6. Content type: Methodology

    Identifying elements of one’s environment—observable and unobservable—that contribute to chronic stress including the perception of comfort and discomfort associated with different settings, presents many meth...

    Authors: Benjamin W. Chrisinger and Abby C. King

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:17

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  7. Content type: Research

    The objective evaluation of the physical environmental characteristics (e.g. speed limit, cycling infrastructure) along adolescents’ actual cycling routes remains understudied, although it may provide importan...

    Authors: Hannah Verhoeven, Linde Van Hecke, Delfien Van Dyck, Tim Baert, Nico Van de Weghe, Peter Clarys, Benedicte Deforche and Jelle Van Cauwenberg

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:16

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  8. Content type: Research

    The increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme heat events, which are potentially associated with climate change in the near future, highlights the importance of heat health risk assessment, a signific...

    Authors: Qian Chen, Mingjun Ding, Xuchao Yang, Kejia Hu and Jiaguo Qi

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:15

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  9. Content type: Research

    Commercial geospatial data resources are frequently used to understand healthcare utilisation. Although there is widespread evidence of a digital divide for other digital resources and infra-structure, it is u...

    Authors: Winfred Dotse-Gborgbortsi, Nicola Wardrop, Ademola Adewole, Mair L. H. Thomas and Jim Wright

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:14

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  10. Content type: Research

    Coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) has demonstrated high diagnostic accuracy for detection of coronary artery stenosis, and healthcare providers can detect coronary artery disease in earlier stages...

    Authors: Hideaki Kawaguchi, Soichi Koike, Ryota Sakurai and Kazuhiko Ohe

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:13

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  11. Content type: Methodology

    Conducting surveys in low- and middle-income countries is often challenging because many areas lack a complete sampling frame, have outdated census information, or have limited data available for designing and...

    Authors: Robert F. Chew, Safaa Amer, Kasey Jones, Jennifer Unangst, James Cajka, Justine Allpress and Mark Bruhn

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:12

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  12. Content type: Research

    Advancement in location-aware technologies, and information and communication technology in the past decades has furthered our knowledge of the interaction between human activities and the built environment. A...

    Authors: Xiaolu Zhou and Dongying Li

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:11

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  13. Content type: Methodology

    Maps of disease rates produced without careful consideration of the underlying population distribution may be unreliable due to the well-known small numbers problem. Smoothing methods such as Kernel Density Es...

    Authors: Warangkana Ruckthongsook, Chetan Tiwari, Joseph R. Oppong and Prathiba Natesan

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:10

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  14. Content type: Research

    Dengue fever is a vector-borne infectious disease that is transmitted by contact between vector mosquitoes and susceptible hosts. The literature has addressed the issue on quantifying the effect of individual ...

    Authors: Tzai-Hung Wen, Ching-Shun Hsu and Ming-Che Hu

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:9

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  15. Content type: Research

    Millions of people worldwide are exposed to deadly infectious diseases on a regular basis. Breaking news of the Zika outbreak for instance, made it to the main media titles internationally. Perceiving disease ...

    Authors: Shaheen A. Abdulkareem, Ellen-Wien Augustijn, Yaseen T. Mustafa and Tatiana Filatova

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:8

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  16. Content type: Research

    Undernutrition among children under 5 years of age continues to be a public health challenge in many low- and middle-income countries and can lead to growth stunting. Infectious diseases may also affect child ...

    Authors: Benjamin Amoah, Emanuele Giorgi, Daniel J. Heyes, Stef van Burren and Peter John Diggle

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:7

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  17. Content type: Research

    Internationally, the majority of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests where resuscitation is attempted (OHCAs) occur in private residential locations i.e. at home. The prospect of survival for this patient group is...

    Authors: Siobhán Masterson, Conor Teljeur, John Cullinan, Andrew W. Murphy, Conor Deasy and Akke Vellinga

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:6

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  18. Content type: Methodology

    The spatial scan statistic is widely used by public health professionals in the detection of spatial clusters in inhomogeneous point process. The most popular version of the spatial scan statistic uses a circu...

    Authors: Fernando L. P. Oliveira, André L. F. Cançado, Gustavo de Souza, Gladston J. P. Moreira and Martin Kulldorff

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:5

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  19. Content type: Research

    Aedes-borne diseases as dengue, zika, chikungunya and yellow fever are an emerging problem worldwide, being transmitted by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. Lack of up to date information about the distribution...

    Authors: Els Ducheyne, Nhu Nguyen Tran Minh, Nabil Haddad, Ward Bryssinckx, Evans Buliva, Frédéric Simard, Mamunur Rahman Malik, Johannes Charlier, Valérie De Waele, Osama Mahmoud, Muhammad Mukhtar, Ali Bouattour, Abdulhafid Hussain, Guy Hendrickx and David Roiz

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:4

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  20. Content type: Research

    Low physical activity levels and high levels of sedentary time among adolescents call for population wide interventions. Public open spaces can be important locations for adolescents’ physical activity. This s...

    Authors: Linde Van Hecke, Hannah Verhoeven, Peter Clarys, Delfien Van Dyck, Nico Van de Weghe, Tim Baert, Benedicte Deforche and Jelle Van Cauwenberg

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:3

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  21. Content type: Research

    Malaria is highly sensitive to climatic variables and is strongly influenced by the presence of vectors in a region that further contribute to parasite development and sustained disease transmission. Mathemat...

    Authors: Francois M. Moukam Kakmeni, Ritter Y. A. Guimapi, Frank T. Ndjomatchoua, Sansoa A. Pedro, James Mutunga and Henri E. Z. Tonnang

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:2

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  22. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization refers to stroke, the second most frequent cause of death in the world, in terms of pandemic. Present treatments are only effective within precise time windows. Only 10% of thromb...

    Authors: J. Freyssenge, F. Renard, A. M. Schott, L. Derex, N. Nighoghossian, K. Tazarourte and C. El Khoury

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 17:1

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  23. Content type: Methodology

    When analysing spatial data, it is important to account for spatial autocorrelation. In Bayesian statistics, spatial autocorrelation is commonly modelled by the intrinsic conditional autoregressive prior distr...

    Authors: Earl W. Duncan, Nicole M. White and Kerrie Mengersen

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2017 16:47

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  24. Content type: Research

    Spatial accessibility indices are increasingly applied when investigating inequalities in health. Although most studies are making mentions of potential errors caused by the edge effect, many acknowledge havin...

    Authors: Fei Gao, Wahida Kihal, Nolwenn Le Meur, Marc Souris and Séverine Deguen

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2017 16:46

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  25. Content type: Research

    Although the incidence of legionellosis throughout North America and Europe continues to increase, public health investigations have not been able to identify a common exposure in most cases. Over 80% of cases...

    Authors: Jessie A. Gleason, Kathleen M. Ross and Rebecca D. Greeley

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2017 16:45

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