Spatial Epidemiological Approaches in Disease Mapping and Analysis

1st Edition

Poh-Chin Lai, Fun-Mun So, Ka-Wing Chan

CRC Press
Published August 18, 2008
Reference - 194 Pages - 14 Color & 83 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420045468 - CAT# 45466

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Summary

Containing method descriptions and step-by-step procedures, the Spatial Epidemiological Approaches in Disease Mapping and Analysis equips readers with skills to prepare health-related data in the proper format, process these data using relevant functions and software, and display the results as mapped or statistical summaries. Describing the wide range of available methods and key GIS concepts for spatial epidemiology, this book illustrates the utilities of the software using real-world data. Additional topics include geographic data models, address matching, geostatistical analysis, universal kriging, point pattern analysis, kernel density, spatio-temporal display, and disease surveillance.

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