A spatial evaluation of socio demographics surrounding National Priorities List sites in Florida using a distance-based approach

@inproceedings{Kearney2009ASE,
  title={A spatial evaluation of socio demographics surrounding National Priorities List sites in Florida using a distance-based approach},
  author={Greg D Kearney and Gebre-Egziabher Kiros},
  booktitle={International journal of health geographics},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Over the last two decades, various spatial techniques have been demonstrated using geographical information systems (GIS) to adequately estimate and characterize inequities of minority populations living near environmentally hazardous facilities. However, these methods have produced mixed results. In this study, we use recently developed variations of the "distance based" approach to spatially evaluate and compare demographic and socioeconomic disparities surrounding the worst… CONTINUE READING

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