Skip to main content

Articles

Page 13 of 19

  1. The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus remains a worldwide threat to human and animal health, while the mechanisms explaining its epizootic emergence and re-emergence in poultry are largely un...

    Authors: Marc Souris, Jean-Paul Gonzalez, Jothiganesh Shanmugasundaram, Victoria Corvest and Pattamaporn Kittayapong

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2010 9:3

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  2. The purpose of this study is to create distribution models of two sand fly species, Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli) and P. alexandri (Sinton), across the Middle East. Phlebotomus alexandri is a vector of visceral ...

    Authors: Michelle G Colacicco-Mayhugh, Penny M Masuoka and John P Grieco

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2010 9:2

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  3. The Department of Defense Military Health System operates a syndromic surveillance system that monitors medical records at more than 450 non-combat Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) worldwide. The Electronic...

    Authors: David J Savory, Kenneth L Cox, Michael Emch, Farrokh Alemi and David C Pattie

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2010 9:1

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  4. A semiparametric density ratio method which borrows strength from two or more samples can be applied to moving window of variable size in cluster detection. The method requires neither the prior knowledge of t...

    Authors: Shihua Wen and Benjamin Kedem

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:73

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  5. Collision geocoding is the process of assigning geographic descriptors, usually latitude and longitude coordinates, to a traffic collision record. On California police reports, relative collision location is r...

    Authors: John M Bigham, Thomas M Rice, Swati Pande, Junhak Lee, Shin Hyoung Park, Nicolas Gutierrez and David R Ragland

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:72

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  6. Localized mosquito larval habitat management and the use of larvicides have been proposed as important control tools in integrated malaria vector management programs. In order to optimize the utility of these ...

    Authors: Li Li, Ling Bian, Laith Yakob, Guofa Zhou and Guiyun Yan

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:70

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  7. Geographic public health surveillance is concerned with describing and disseminating geographic information about disease and other measures of health to policy makers and the public. While methodological deve...

    Authors: Nikolaos Yiannakoulias, Lawrence W Svenson and Donald P Schopflocher

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:69

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  8. Our understanding of the effects of human movement on dengue virus spread remains limited in part due to the lack of precise tools to monitor the time-dependent location of individuals. We determined the utili...

    Authors: Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec, Steven T Stoddard, Valerie Paz-Soldan, Amy C Morrison, John P Elder, Tadeusz J Kochel, Thomas W Scott and Uriel Kitron

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:68

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  9. The optimal method for early prediction of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection risk remains controversial. We analyzed the predictive utility of risk factor data for human WNV over a six-year period in Conne...

    Authors: Ann Liu, Vivian Lee, Deron Galusha, Martin D Slade, Maria Diuk-Wasser, Theodore Andreadis, Matthew Scotch and Peter M Rabinowitz

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:67

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  10. Deaths due to homicides and traffic accidents among youth are a public health issue worldwide. Studies of the complex network of cause and effect on this topic point to both poverty and health inequalities. Di...

    Authors: Ruth Minamisava, Simonne S Nouer, Otaliba L de Morais Neto, Lícia Kamila Melo and Ana Lucia SS Andrade

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:66

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  11. The tuberculosis (TB) bacillus and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) have formed a powerful alliance and are together responsible for more than five million deaths per year. TB is leading to increased mor...

    Authors: Olalekan A Uthman, Ismail Yahaya, Khalid Ashfaq and Mubashir B Uthman

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:65

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  12. Cryptosporidiosis is increasingly recognised as a cause of gastrointestinal infection in Ireland and has been implicated in several outbreaks. This study aimed to investigate the spatial and temporal distribut...

    Authors: Mary Callaghan, Martin Cormican, Martina Prendergast, Heidi Pelly, Richard Cloughley, Belinda Hanahoe and Diarmuid O'Donovan

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:64

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  13. There is increasing evidence that residential proximity to roadways is associated with an elevated risk of asthma exacerbation. However, there is no consensus on the distance at which these health effects dimi...

    Authors: Gavin Pereira, AJBM De Vos and Angus Cook

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:63

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  14. Evidence is growing that the built environment has the potential to influence walking--both positively and negatively. However, uncertainty remains on the best approaches to representing the pedestrian environ...

    Authors: Elizabeth Shay, Daniel A Rodriguez, Gihyoug Cho, Kelly J Clifton and Kelly R Evenson

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:62

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  15. Extreme heat events are the number one cause of weather-related fatalities in the United States. The current system of alert for extreme heat events does not take into account intra-urban spatial variation in ...

    Authors: Daniel P Johnson, Jeffrey S Wilson and George C Luber

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:57

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  16. Like other countries, Canada's population is aging, and the implications of this demographic change need to be better understood from the perspective of blood supply. Analysis of donor data will help to identi...

    Authors: PJ Saberton, Antonio Paez, K Bruce Newbold and Nancy M Heddle

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:56

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  17. The ability to evaluate geographic heterogeneity of cancer incidence and mortality is important in cancer surveillance. Many statistical methods for evaluating global clustering and local cluster patterns are ...

    Authors: Monica C Jackson, Lan Huang, Jun Luo, Mark Hachey and Eric Feuer

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:55

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  18. There is increasing interest in the study of place effects on health, facilitated in part by geographic information systems. Incomplete or missing address information reduces geocoding success. Several geograp...

    Authors: James D Hibbert, Angela D Liese, Andrew Lawson, Dwayne E Porter, Robin C Puett, Debra Standiford, Lenna Liu and Dana Dabelea

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:54

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  19. Breast cancer in females and prostate cancer in males are two of the most common cancers in the United States, and the literature suggests that they share similar features. However, it is unknown whether the o...

    Authors: Rakesh Mandal, Sophie St-Hilaire, John G Kie and DeWayne Derryberry

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:53

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  20. In data commonly used for health services research, a number of relevant variables are unobservable. These include population lifestyle and socio-economic status, physician practice behaviors, population tende...

    Authors: Md Monir Hossain and James N Laditka

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:51

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  21. Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne illness that places significant burden on tropical developing countries with unplanned urbanization. A surveillance system using Google Earth and GIS mapping technologies was d...

    Authors: Aileen Y Chang, Maria E Parrales, Javier Jimenez, Magdalena E Sobieszczyk, Scott M Hammer, David J Copenhaver and Rajan P Kulkarni

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:49

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  22. Examining geographic variation in cancer patient survival can help identify important prognostic factors that are linked by geography and generate hypotheses about the underlying causes of survival disparities...

    Authors: Kevin A Henry, Xiaoling Niu and Francis P Boscoe

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:48

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  23. The emerging highly pathogenic avian influenza strain H5N1 ("HPAI-H5N1") has spread broadly in the past decade, and is now the focus of considerable concern. We tested the hypothesis that spatial distributions...

    Authors: Richard AJ Williams and A Townsend Peterson

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:47

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  24. This paper offers a state-of-the-art overview of the intertwined privacy, confidentiality, and security issues that are commonly encountered in health research involving disaggregate geographic data about indi...

    Authors: Maged N Kamel Boulos, Andrew J Curtis and Philip AbdelMalik

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:46

    Content type: Editorial

    Published on:

  25. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) BioSense system provides near-real time situational awareness for public health monitoring through analysis of electronic health data. Determination of ...

    Authors: Jian Xing, Howard Burkom, Linda Moniz, James Edgerton, Michael Leuze and Jerome Tokars

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:45

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  26. Oligoryzomys longicaudatus (colilargo) is the rodent responsible for hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in Argentine Patagonia. In past decades (1967–1998), trends of precipitation reduction and surface air temp...

    Authors: Aníbal E Carbajo, Carolina Vera and Paula LM González

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:44

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  27. West Nile virus (WNV) is a vector-borne illness that can severely affect human health. After introduction on the East Coast in 1999, the virus quickly spread and became established across the continental Unite...

    Authors: Ramanathan Sugumaran, Scott R Larson and John P DeGroote

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:43

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  28. Reliable and updated maps of helminth (worm) infection distributions are essential to target control strategies to those populations in greatest need. Although many surveys have been conducted in endemic count...

    Authors: Simon Brooker, Narcis B Kabatereine, Jennifer L Smith, Denise Mupfasoni, Mariam T Mwanje, Onésime Ndayishimiye, Nicholas JS Lwambo, Deborah Mbotha, Peris Karanja, Charles Mwandawiro, Eric Muchiri, Archie CA Clements, Donald AP Bundy and Robert W Snow

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:42

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  29. Spatial global clustering tests can be used to evaluate the geographical distribution of health outcomes. The power of several of these tests has been evaluated and compared using simulated data, but their per...

    Authors: Virginia L Hinrichsen, Ann C Klassen, Changhong Song and Martin Kulldorff

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:41

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  30. Plague, caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, is a public and wildlife health concern in California and the western United States. This study explores the spatial characteristics of positive plague samples in ...

    Authors: Ashley C Holt, Daniel J Salkeld, Curtis L Fritz, James R Tucker and Peng Gong

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:38

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  31. As poverty and hunger are basic yardsticks of underdevelopment and destitution, the need for reliable statistics in this domain is self-evident. While the measurement of poverty through surveys is relatively w...

    Authors: Cornelia FA van Wesenbeeck, Michiel A Keyzer and Maarten Nubé

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:37

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  32. In many parts of the world, salt marshes play a key ecological role as the interface between the marine and the terrestrial environments. Salt marshes are also exceedingly important for public health as larval...

    Authors: Ilia Rochlin, Tom Iwanejko, Mary E Dempsey and Dominick V Ninivaggi

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:35

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  33. Proximity to parks and physical activity sites has been linked to an increase in active behaviors, and positive impacts on health outcomes such as lower rates of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity. ...

    Authors: Andrew R Maroko, Juliana A Maantay, Nancy L Sohler, Kristen L Grady and Peter S Arno

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:34

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  34. Over the last two decades, various spatial techniques have been demonstrated using geographical information systems (GIS) to adequately estimate and characterize inequities of minority populations living near ...

    Authors: Greg Kearney and Gebre-Egziabher Kiros

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:33

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  35. The concentration of poverty and adverse environmental circumstances within slums, particularly those in the cities of developing countries, are an increasingly important concern for both public health policy ...

    Authors: Gustavo Angeles, Peter Lance, Janine Barden-O'Fallon, Nazrul Islam, AQM Mahbub and Nurul Islam Nazem

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:32

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  36. We conducted an ecological study in four French administrative departments and highlighted an excess risk in cancer morbidity for residents around municipal solid waste incinerators. The aim of this paper is t...

    Authors: Sarah Goria, Côme Daniau, Perrine de Crouy-Chanel, Pascal Empereur-Bissonnet, Pascal Fabre, Marc Colonna, Cedric Duboudin, Jean-François Viel and Sylvia Richardson

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:31

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

  37. In India, presently malaria shows a declining trend whereas Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) cases show an up trend. In central India, specifically, Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) a forested and tribal area, control of malaria ...

    Authors: Aruna Srivastava, BN Nagpal, PL Joshi, JC Paliwal and AP Dash

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:30

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  38. Agricultural science can address a population's vitamin, amino acid and mineral malnutrition through biofortification - agronomy, plant breeding and biotechnology to develop crops with high nutrient contents. ...

    Authors: Emmanuel Zapata-Caldas, Glenn Hyman, Helena Pachón, Fredy Alexander Monserrate and Liliana Vesga Varela

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:29

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  39. Graph theoretical methods are extensively used in the field of computational chemistry to search datasets of compounds to see if they contain particular molecular sub-structures or patterns. We describe a prel...

    Authors: Ravi Maheswaran, Cheryl Craigs, Simon Read, Peter A Bath and Peter Willett

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:28

    Content type: Methodology

    Published on:

Annual Journal Metrics

Speed
57 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
29 days to first decision for all manuscripts
114 days from submission to acceptance
10 days from acceptance to publication

Citation Impact
3.918 - 2-year Impact Factor
4.134 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.657 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.077 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

Usage 
439,151 downloads
305 Altmetric mentions

More about our metrics