Scales of geography, time, and population: the study of violence as a public health problem.

@article{Wallace1998ScalesOG,
  title={Scales of geography, time, and population: the study of violence as a public health problem.},
  author={Deborah Wallace and Rodrick Wallace},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 12},
  pages={1853-8}
}
OBJECTIVES In this study, data on violent deaths in the Bronx, New York City, from the 1970, 1980, and 1990 censuses were analyzed. METHODS The incidence and areal density of intentional deaths were mapped by health area. Simple and stepwise regressions between violent death measures and other factors were performed. RESULTS The incidence of deaths at levels of those in the highest 1970 quintile spread so that by 1990 only 2 areas saw incidences at levels of the lowest 1970 quintile… CONTINUE READING

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