Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 July 2008

162 Pages | 50 illus., including an 8 page color plate section

7-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780198509899

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Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Timothy P. Robinson, Mark Stevenson, Kim B. Stevens, David J. Rogers, and Archie C.A. Clements

  • The only introductory level text available, bringing together a specialized and widely-dispersed literature
  • Examines the use of GIS and remotely sensed data to understand and predict disease prevalence
  • Includes a wide range of examples taken from both medical and veterinary disciplines, and including both infectious diseases and non-infectious conditions
  • Provides worked examples using a single data set, following standardized nomenclature throughout
  • Structured to follow the logical sequence of description of spatial data, visualization, exploration, modelling and decision support

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