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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Buffer analyses have shown that air pollution is associated with an increased incidence of asthma, but little is known about how air pollutants affect health outside a defined buffer. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Ta-Chien Chan, Mei-Lien Chen, I-Feng Lin, Cheng-Hua Lee, Po-Huang Chiang, Da-Wei Wang and Jen-Hsiang Chuang
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:26
  19. There is conflicting evidence that traffic-related air pollution is a risk factor for allergic conditions. Few studies have investigated this in adults. In adults, a high proportion of asthma, rhinitis and ecz...

    Authors: Anna Lindgren, Emilie Stroh, Ulf Nihlén, Peter Montnémery, Anna Axmon and Kristina Jakobsson
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:25
  20. Health researchers have increasingly adopted the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for analyzing environments in which people live and how those environments affect health. One aspect of this researc...

    Authors: Brian G Frizzelle, Kelly R Evenson, Daniel A Rodriguez and Barbara A Laraia
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:24
  21. Different sources are available for the surveillance of Road Traffic injuries (RTI), but studied individually they present several limits. In this paper we present the results of a surveillance integrating hea...

    Authors: Francesco Chini, Sara Farchi, Ivana Ciaramella, Tranquillo Antoniozzi, Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Laura Camilloni, Massimo Valenti and Piero Borgia
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:21
  22. A supervised land cover classification was developed from very high resolution IKONOS satellite data and extensive ground truth sampling of a ca. 10 sq km malaria-endemic lowland in western Kenya. The classifi...

    Authors: FM Mutuku, MN Bayoh, AW Hightower, JM Vulule, JE Gimnig, JM Mueke, FA Amimo and ED Walker
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:19
  23. Climate change has a significant impact on population health. Population vulnerabilities depend on several determinants of different types, including biological, psychological, environmental, social and econom...

    Authors: Eveline Bernier, Pierre Gosselin, Thierry Badard and Yvan Bédard
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:18
  24. Pesticide poisoning is a global health issue with the largest impacts in the developing countries where residential and small-scale agricultural areas are often integrated and pesticides sprayed manually. To r...

    Authors: Stefan Leyk, Claudia R Binder and John R Nuckols
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:17
  25. Updated, accurate and comprehensive information on the distribution of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness, is critically important to plan and monitor control activities. We d...

    Authors: Giuliano Cecchi, Massimo Paone, José R Franco, Eric M Fèvre, Abdoulaye Diarra, José A Ruiz, Raffaele C Mattioli and Pere P Simarro
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:15
  26. Falls are an issue of great public health concern. This study focuses on outdoor falls within an urban community in Hong Kong. Urban environmental hazards are often place-specific and dependent upon the built ...

    Authors: Poh C Lai, Chien T Low, Martin Wong, Wing C Wong and Ming H Chan
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:14
  27. Efforts to tackle the enormous burden of ill-health in low-income countries are hampered by weak health information infrastructures that do not support appropriate planning and resource allocation. For health ...

    Authors: Abdisalan M Noor, Victor A Alegana, Peter W Gething and Robert W Snow
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:13
  28. Chlamydia continues to be the most prevalent disease in the United States. Effective spatial monitoring of chlamydia incidence is important for successful implementation of control and prevention programs. The...

    Authors: Kwame Owusu-Edusei Jr and Chantelle J Owens
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:12
  29. Campylobacter infections are the main cause of bacterial gastroenteritis in Denmark. While primarily foodborne, Campylobacter infections are also to some degree acquired through other sources which may include co...

    Authors: Martin Rudbeck Jepsen, Jacob Simonsen and Steen Ethelberg
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:11
  30. Infant mortality is a major public health problem in the State of Michigan and the United States. The primary adverse reproductive outcome underlying infant mortality is low birthweight. Visualizing and explor...

    Authors: Sue C Grady and Helen Enander
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:10
  31. To determine the extent to which neighborhood needs (socioeconomic deprivation and vehicle availability) are associated with two criteria of food environment access: 1) distance to the nearest food store and f...

    Authors: Joseph R Sharkey, Scott Horel, Daikwon Han and John C Huber Jr
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:9
  32. Waste incineration releases into the environment toxic substances having a teratogenic potential, but little epidemiologic evidence is available on this topic. We aimed at examining the relation between exposu...

    Authors: Marco Vinceti, Carlotta Malagoli, Sara Fabbi, Sergio Teggi, Rossella Rodolfi, Livia Garavelli, Gianni Astolfi and Francesca Rivieri
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:8
  33. Ecological niche modeling is a method for estimation of species distributions based on certain ecological parameters. Thus far, empirical determination of significant differences between independently generate...

    Authors: Rebecca S Levine, Krista L Yorita, Matthew C Walsh and Mary G Reynolds
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:7
  34. Estimates of disease prevalence for small areas are increasingly required for the allocation of health funds according to local need. Both individual level and geographic risk factors are likely to be relevant...

    Authors: Peter Congdon
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:6
  35. Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Ethiopia, accounting for over five million cases and thousands of deaths annually. The risks of morbidity and mortality associated with malaria are ch...

    Authors: Asnakew K Yeshiwondim, Sucharita Gopal, Afework T Hailemariam, Dereje O Dengela and Hrishikesh P Patel
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:5
  36. The use of GIS in public health is growing, a consequence of a rapidly evolving technology and increasing accessibility to a wider audience. Google Earth™ (GE) is becoming an important mapping infrastructure f...

    Authors: Raoul Kamadjeu
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:4
  37. There is great concern within health surveillance, on how to grapple with environmental degradation, rapid urbanization, population mobility and growth. The Internet has emerged as an efficient way to share he...

    Authors: Sheng Gao, Darka Mioc, Xiaolun Yi, Francois Anton, Eddie Oldfield and David J Coleman
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:3
  38. There is growing evidence that air pollution from traffic has adverse long-term effects on chronic respiratory disease in children, but there are few studies and more inconclusive results in adults. We examine...

    Authors: Anna Lindgren, Emilie Stroh, Peter Montnémery, Ulf Nihlén, Kristina Jakobsson and Anna Axmon
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:2
  39. Nephropathia epidemica (NE), an emerging rodent-borne viral disease, has become the most important cause of infectious acute renal failure in Belgium, with sharp increases in incidence occurring for more than ...

    Authors: Jan Clement, Jurgen Vercauteren, Willem W Verstraeten, Geneviève Ducoffre, José M Barrios, Anne-Mieke Vandamme, Piet Maes and Marc Van Ranst
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:1
  40. This study developed a multi-temporal analysis on the relationship between West Nile Virus (WNV) dissemination and environmental variables by using an integrated approach of remote sensing, GIS, and statistica...

    Authors: Hua Liu, Qihao Weng and David Gaines
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2008 7:66
  41. Nearly 1300 cases of leishmaniasis have been identified in American military personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. The symptoms of this disease can range from a mild, self-limiting cutaneous infection to...

    Authors: David Claborn, Penny Masuoka, Meredith Morrow and Lisa Keep
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2008 7:65

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