Environmental factors and incidence of dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever in an urban area, Southern Thailand.

@article{Thammapalo2008EnvironmentalFA,
  title={Environmental factors and incidence of dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever in an urban area, Southern Thailand.},
  author={Suwich Thammapalo and Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong and A. R. Geater and M Dueravee},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2008},
  volume={136 1},
  pages={135-43}
}
Using the enumeration district (ED) block level this study looked at the incidence of dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever (DF/DHF) within the Songkhla municipality in Thailand. Each of the 146 blocks in this area were considered as study units and surveyed for their environmental characteristics. A total of 287 cases of DH/DHF occurring in the year 1998 were selected for this study and the location of their homes mapped. Clustering analysis showed point clustering of the homes (P<0.0001… CONTINUE READING

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