Quantifying the Effects of Mask Metadata Disclosure and Multiple Releases on the Confidentiality of Geographically Masked Health Data

@inproceedings{Zimmerman2006QuantifyingTE,
  title={Quantifying the Effects of Mask Metadata Disclosure and Multiple Releases on the Confidentiality of Geographically Masked Health Data},
  author={Dale L. Zimmerman and Claire E. Pavlik},
  year={2006}
}
The availability of individual-level health data presents opportunities for monitoring the distribution and spread of emergent, acute, and chronic conditions, as well as challenges with respect to maintaining the anonymity of persons with health conditions. Particularly when such data are mapped as point locations, concerns arise regarding the ease with which individual identities may be determined by linking geographic coordinates to digital street networks, then determining residential… CONTINUE READING
11 Citations
10 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 references

The Risk of Disclosure for Microdata.

  • G. Duncan, D. Lambert
  • Journal of Business and Economic Statistics
  • 1989
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Cartographic Guidelines for Geographically Masking the Locations of Confidential Point Data.

  • M. Leitner, A. Curtis
  • Cartographic Perspectives
  • 2004
2 Excerpts

Enhancing Access to Microdata while Protecting Confidentiality: Prospects for the Future.

  • G. Duncan, R.W
  • Statistical Science
  • 1991

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…