second edition, is a compendium of GIS methods and applications of those methods to public health research. Cromley and McLafferty set out an ambitious. GIS and Public Health (Second Edition). By Ellen K. Cromley and Sara L. McLafferty. New York, NY: Guilford Press. + xxiv. ISBN: GIS and Public Health by Ellen K. Cromley and Sara L. McLafferty. Katie Algeo. Pages Published online: 14 Mar Download citation.
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In her research she explores the use of spatial statistical methods and GIS for understanding health and social issues in cities, as well as gender and racial disparities in geographical access to services and employment opportunities.
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International in scope, the book covers mapping of disease rates, access to health services, environmental hazards and their health effects, abd of infectious diseases, community influences on health behavior, and the ecology of vector-borne diseases.
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The book presents state-of-the-art methods for mapping and analyzing data on population, health events, risk factors, and health services, and for incorporating geographical knowledge into planning and policy.
Vikas Ravada marked it as to-read Apr 25, Numerous tables, figures, and concrete examples are included. McLafferty No preview available – Kzhasan marked it as to-read Feb 26, The second edition illustrates many new developments in the use of geospatial data, including spatial analysis methods now widely available on the Internet.
I have used the first edition as a text in my graduate-level introductory spatial methods class, and plan to use the second edition as well.
Applies only to prepaid online orders from US and Canadian customers. Described are ways that GIS can be used to map health events, identify disease clusters, inve This clearly written resource provides a comprehensive introduction to the use of geographic information systems GIS in analyzing and addressing public health problems.
GIS and Public Health, Second Edition
User Review – Flag as inappropriate This is a quintessential book for modern public health. Kimmo rated it it was amazing Jul 28, Table of contents Introduction. CromleySara L. Maitphang Syiem marked it as to-read May 26, Daniel Adan marked it as to-read May 18, Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Erin marked it as to-read May 11, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The book presents state-of-the-art methods for mapping and analyzing data on population, health events, risk factors, and health services, and for incorporating geographical knowledge into planning and policy.
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