Impact of new migrant populations on the spatial distribution of tuberculosis in Beijing.

@article{Li2011ImpactON,
  title={Impact of new migrant populations on the spatial distribution of tuberculosis in Beijing.},
  author={Ting Li and X-X He and Z-R Chang and Y-H Ren and Ji-yong Zhou and L-R Ju and Z-W Jia},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={163-8, i-iii}
}
  • Ting Li, X-X He, +4 authors Z-W Jia
  • Published 2011 in
    The international journal of tuberculosis and…
SETTING AND OBJECTIVES The tuberculosis (TB) case notification rate in Beijing has been increasing since 2000. Migration was speculated to play an important role in promoting the growth of the epidemic. The identification of spatial clusters of TB can be a key indicator for targeting limited public health resources. METHODS Spatial modelling was applied to the 220 towns of Beijing and summarised for the 18 districts, which were combined into four functional areas in 2005 and 2006. Population… CONTINUE READING
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