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Geographic Health Data

Geographic Health Data

Edited by F Boscoe

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Geographic Health Data

Focussing on proven techniques for most real-world data sets, this book presents an overview of the analysis of health data involving a geographic component, in a way that is accessible to any health scientist or student comfortable with large data sets and basic statistics, but not necessarily with any specialized training in geographic information systems (GIS). Providing clear, straightforward explanations with worldwide examples and solutions, the book describes applications of GIS in disaster response.


Researchers and students in public health.

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Author Edited by F Boscoe
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 232 Pages
ISBN 9781780640891
Publication date Sep-13
Book Type Hardcover


1. Points, Lines and Polygons
2. Geographic Data Acquisition
3. Virtual Globes and Geospatial Health
4. Geocoding and Health
5. Visualization and Cartography
6. Spatial Overlays
7. Spatial Cluster Analysis
8. Methods for Creating Smoothed Maps of Disease Burdens
9. Geographic Access to Health Services
10. Location–allocation Modelling for Health Services Research in Low Resource Settings
11. Multilevel and Hierarchical Models for Disease Mapping

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