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GIS and health

Author: Anthony C Gatrell; Markku Löytönen; European Science Foundation.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Taylor & Francis, ©1998.
Series: GISDATA, 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The potential users of GIS for health related analysis and applications are legion. In this edited collection, there are extensive examinations of appropriate methodologies for spatial analysis and spatial statistics in analyzing health data. Chapters explore the links with GIS and consider some of the assumptions and problems associated with such analyses. A range of chapters explore the associations between, for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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GIS and health.
London ; Philadelphia, PA : Taylor & Francis, ©1998
(DLC) 99160751
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony C Gatrell; Markku Löytönen; European Science Foundation.
ISBN: 9780203212813 0203212819 9780748407798 0748407790 128003162X 9781280031625
OCLC Number: 560146070
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 212 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: GIS and health research : an introduction / Anthony C. Gatrell and Markku Löytönen --
GIS as an enabling technology / Geoffrey M. Jacquez --
Spatial statistics and the analysis of health data / Robert Haining --
Statistical methods for spatial epidemiology : tests for randomness / Martin Kulldorff --
Improving the geographic basis of health surveillance using GIS / Gerard Rushton --
Modelling spatial variations in air quality using GIS / Susan Collins --
GIS, time geography and health / Markku Löytönen. GIS applications for environment and health in Italy / Stefania Trinca --
A multipurpose, interacitve mortality atlas of Italy / Mario Braga, Cesare Cislaghi, Giorgio Luppi and Carola Tasco --
Bayesian analysis of emerging neoplasms in Spain / Gonzalo López-Abente --
The development of an epidemiological spatial information system in the region of Western Pomerania, Germany / Nanja van den Berg --
Problems and possibilities in the use of cancer data by GIS --
experience in Finland / Lyly Teppo. GIS in public health / Paul Wilkinson, Christopher Grundy, Megan Landon and Simon Stevenson --
Improving health needs assessment using patient register information in a GIS / Andrew Lovett, Robin Haynes, Graham Bentham, Sue Gale, Julii Brainard and Gisela Suennenberg.
Series Title: GISDATA, 6.
Responsibility: editors, Anthony G. Gatrell and Markku Löytönen.

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An examination of appropriate methodologies for spatial analysis and spatial statistics in analyzing health data. The book explores the links with GIS and the problems associated with such analyses,  Read more...

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