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The Geography of Tuberculosis:

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ISBN-10: 3836465620

ISBN-13: 9783836465625

Edition: 2008

Authors: Ian Haase, Sherry Olson, Kevin Schwartzman

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While the overall annual incidence of tuberculosis (TB) on the Island of Montreal has been stable at 10 per 100,000 in recent years, incidence varies tremendously by country of birth and by neighbourhood. It is not clear how much of this variation reflects population distribution, and how much reflects localized risk factors and/or local transmission. Precise mapping and spatial statistical analysis allowed for the identification of two types of TB concentrations: hotspots - raw concentrations of cases, and high-incidence zones - where TB incidence significantly exceeds the rate expected. The high-incidence zones were not fully explained by known risk factors for TB, such as high population…    
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Vdm Verlag Dr Mueller E K
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 124
Language: English

Sherry Olson is a professor emerita in the Department of Geography at McGill University. Patricia Thornton is a professor in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment at Concordia University.