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Mapping risk areas of tuberculosis using knowledge-driven GIS model in Shah Alam, Malaysia

  title={Mapping risk areas of tuberculosis using knowledge-driven GIS model in Shah Alam, Malaysia},
  author={Abdul Rauf Abdul Rasam and N. M. Shariff and J. F. Dony and Punitha Makeswaran},
  journal={Pertanika journal of social science and humanities},
  • Abdul Rauf Abdul Rasam, N. M. Shariff, +1 author Punitha Makeswaran
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Pertanika journal of social science and humanities
  • Developing a model to map tuberculosis (TB) cases in Malaysia for boosting early detection is vital. A knowledge-driven geographical information system (GIS) modelling is an alternative approach developed for assessing potential risk areas of TB at Section 17, Shah Alam, Selangor. It is a weight-rating score model and spatial multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) method for producing a ranked map based on the index values and risk indicators with a five-score scale. Results showed 34.85% of the… CONTINUE READING
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