Author Archives: Intl J of Health Geographics

Mapping child maltreatment risk: a 12-year spatio-temporal analysis of neighborhood influences

‘Place’ matters in understanding prevalence variations and inequalities in child maltreatment risk.

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Gardening in the desert: a spatial optimization approach to locating gardens in rapidly…

Food access is a global issue, and for this reason, a wealth of studies are dedicated to understanding the location of food deserts and the benefits of urban gardens.

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A generic method for improving the spatial interoperability of medical and ecological databases

The availability of big data in healthcare and the intensive development of data reuse and georeferencing have opened up perspectives for health spatial analysis.

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Small-area distribution of multiple sclerosis incidence in western France: in search of…

Despite intensive research over several decades, the etiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) remains poorly understood, although environmental factors are supposedly implicated.

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Univariate and multivariate spatial models of health facility utilisation for childhood fevers…

Precise quantification of health service utilisation is important for the estimation of disease burden and allocation of health resources.

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Does exposure to the food environment differ by socioeconomic position? Comparing area-based…

Retail food environments (foodscapes) are a recognised determinant of eating behaviours and may contribute to inequalities in diet.

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The approaches to measuring the potential spatial access to urban health services revisited:…

The potential spatial access to urban health services is an important issue in health geography, spatial epidemiology and public health.

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Relative risk estimation of dengue disease at small spatial scale

Dengue is a high incidence arboviral disease in tropical countries around the world.

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Mobility assessment of a rural population in the Netherlands using GPS measurements

The home address is a common spatial proxy for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies but mobility may introduce exposure misclassification.

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Transforming geographic scale: a comparison of combined population and areal weighting to other…

Transforming spatial data from one scale to another is a challenge in geographic analysis.

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Ecological niche modeling to determine potential niche of Vaccinia virus: a case only study

Emerging and understudied pathogens often lack information that most commonly used analytical tools require, such as negative controls or baseline data; thus, new analytical strategies are needed to analyze tr…

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Online versus in-person comparison of Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS)…

An online version of the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (Abbreviated) tool was adapted to virtually audit built environment features supportive of physical activity.

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Spatial variability of excess mortality during prolonged dust events in a high-density city: a…

Dust events have long been recognized to be associated with a higher mortality risk.

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GridSample: an R package to generate household survey primary sampling units (PSUs) from…

Household survey data are collected by governments, international organizations, and companies to prioritize policies and allocate billions of dollars.

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