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  1. The aims of this study were to determine whether observed geographic variations in breast cancer incidence are random or statistically significant, whether statistically significant excesses are temporary or t...

    Authors: T Joseph Sheehan, Laurie M DeChello, Martin Kulldorff, David I Gregorio, Susan Gershman and Mary Mroszczyk

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:17

    Content type: Research

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  2. This paper reports on a study investigating the epidemiology of sporadic cryptosporidiosis in the North West of England and Wales using a Geographical Information System (GIS) to map location of residence of c...

    Authors: Sara Hughes, Qutub Syed, Sarah Woodhouse, Iain Lake, Keith Osborn, Rachel M Chalmers and Paul R Hunter

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:15

    Content type: Research

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  3. Complete Spatial Randomness (CSR) is the null hypothesis employed by many statistical tests for spatial pattern, such as local cluster or boundary analysis. CSR is however not a relevant null hypothesis for hi...

    Authors: Pierre Goovaerts and Geoffrey M Jacquez

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:14

    Content type: Methodology

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  4. Giardia lamblia is the most frequently identified human intestinal parasite in Canada with prevalence estimates of 4–10%. However, infection rates vary by geographical area and localized 'pockets' of high or low ...

    Authors: Agricola Odoi, S Wayne Martin, Pascal Michel, Dean Middleton, John Holt and Jeff Wilson

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:11

    Content type: Research

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  5. 'Traffic light' (red-yellow-green) maps are potentially powerful tools for 'at a glance' problem detection, for optimising resource allocation/reallocation, setting priorities, and targeting interventions to a...

    Authors: Maged N Kamel Boulos and Guy Picton Phillipps

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:10

    Content type: Research

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  6. This study characterized Anopheles mosquito larval habitats in relation to ecological attributes about the habitat and community-level drainage potential, and investigated whether agricultural activities within o...

    Authors: Joseph Keating, Kate Macintyre, Charles M Mbogo, John I Githure and John C Beier

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  7. The outbreak of West Nile Virus (WNV) in and around Chicago in 2002 included over 680 cases of human illness caused by the virus within this region. The notable clustering of the cases in two well-defined area...

    Authors: Marilyn O Ruiz, Carmen Tedesco, Thomas J McTighe, Connie Austin and Uriel Kitron

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  8. Maps are increasingly used to visualize and analyze data, yet the spatial ramifications of data structure are rarely considered. Data are subject to transformations made throughout the research process and the...

    Authors: Wesley L James, Ronald E Cossman, Jeralynn S Cossman, Carol Campbell and Troy Blanchard

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:7

    Content type: Review

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  9. The purposes of this study were to map overall malaria incidence rates from 1989 through 1999 for villages in Belize; to assess the seasonal distribution of malaria incidence by region; and to correlate malari...

    Authors: Shilpa Hakre, Penny Masuoka, Errol Vanzie and Donald R Roberts

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:6

    Content type: Research

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  10. Health studies sometimes rely on postal code location as a proxy for the location of residence. This study compares the postal code location to that of the street address using a database from the Alberta Prov...

    Authors: C Jennifer D Bow, Nigel M Waters, Peter D Faris, Judy E Seidel, P Diane Galbraith, Merril L Knudtson and William A Ghali

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:5

    Content type: Methodology

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  11. The literature suggests that the distribution of female breast cancer mortality demonstrates spatial concentration. There remains a lack of studies on how the mortality burden may impact racial groups across s...

    Authors: Chiehwen Ed Hsu, Holly Jacobson and Francisco Soto Mas

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:4

    Content type: Research

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  12. The term "Geographic Information Systems" (GIS) has been added to MeSH in 2003, a step reflecting the importance and growing use of GIS in health and healthcare research and practices. GIS have much more to of...

    Authors: Maged N Kamel Boulos

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2004 3:1

    Content type: Review

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  13. Public health applications using geographic information system (GIS) technology are steadily increasing. Many of these rely on the ability to locate where people live with respect to areas of exposure from env...

    Authors: Michael R Cayo and Thomas O Talbot

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2003 2:10

    Content type: Methodology

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  14. Many different test statistics have been proposed to test for spatial clustering. Some of these statistics have been widely used in various applications. In this paper, we use an existing collection of 1,220,0...

    Authors: Changhong Song and Martin Kulldorff

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2003 2:9

    Content type: Research

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  15. The investigation of potential exposure to anthrax spores in a Trenton, New Jersey, mail-processing facility required rapid assessment of informatics needs and adaptation of existing informatics tools to new p...

    Authors: Juan Carlos Zubieta, Ric Skinner and Andrew G Dean

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2003 2:8

    Content type: Methodology

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  16. Standardized mortality ratios are used to identify geographic areas with higher or lower mortality than expected. This article examines geographic disparity in premature mortality in Ontario, Canada, at three ...

    Authors: Chris A Altmayer, Brian G Hutchison, Vicki L Torrance-Rynard, Jeremiah Hurley, Stephen Birch and John D Eyles

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2003 2:7

    Content type: Research

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  17. Giardia is the most frequently identified intestinal parasite in North America. Although information on geographical distribution of giardiasis is critical in identifying communities at high risk, little has been...

    Authors: Agricola Odoi, S Wayne Martin, Pascal Michel, John Holt, Dean Middleton and Jeff Wilson

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2003 2:5

    Content type: Research

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  18. This two-part study employs several statistical techniques to evaluate the geographic distribution of breast cancer in females and colorectal and lung cancers in males and females in Nassau, Queens, and Suffol...

    Authors: Geoffrey M Jacquez and Dunrie A Greiling

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2003 2:4

    Content type: Research

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  19. This paper demonstrates a method for estimating the geographical accessibility of public hospitals. Cost path analysis was used to determine the minimum travel time and distance to the closest hospital via a r...

    Authors: Lars Brabyn and Chris Skelly

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2002 1:3

    Content type: Research

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