Interaction between climatic, environmental, and demographic factors on cholera outbreaks in Kenya

@inproceedings{Stoltzfus2014InteractionBC,
  title={Interaction between climatic, environmental, and demographic factors on cholera outbreaks in Kenya},
  author={James D Stoltzfus and Jane Y. Carter and Muge Akpinar-Elci and Martin N Matu and Victoria Kimotho and Mark Joseph Giganti and Daniel Langat and Omur Cinar Elci},
  booktitle={Infectious diseases of poverty},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Cholera remains an important public health concern in developing countries including Kenya where 11,769 cases and 274 deaths were reported in 2009 according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This ecological study investigates the impact of various climatic, environmental, and demographic variables on the spatial distribution of cholera cases in Kenya. METHODS District-level data was gathered from Kenya's Division of Disease Surveillance and Response, the Meteorological… CONTINUE READING
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