Spatial analysis of leprosy incidence and associated socioeconomic factors.

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OBJECTIVE To identify clusters of the major occurrences of leprosy and their associated socioeconomic and demographic factors. METHODS Cases of leprosy that occurred between 1998 and 2007 in São José do Rio Preto (southeastern Brazil) were geocodified and the incidence rates were calculated by census tract. A socioeconomic classification score was… (More)

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@article{Cury2012SpatialAO, title={Spatial analysis of leprosy incidence and associated socioeconomic factors.}, author={Maria Rita de C{\'a}ssia Oliveira Cury and V{\^a}nia Del'Arco Paschoal and Susilene Maria Tonelli Nardi and Ana Patr{\'i}cia Chierotti and Antonio Luiz Rodrigues J{\'u}nior and Francisco Chiaravalloti-Neto}, journal={Revista de saude publica}, year={2012}, volume={46 1}, pages={110-8} }