Spatial patterns of pulmonary tuberculosis incidence and their relationship to socio-economic status in Vitoria, Brazil.

@article{Maciel2010SpatialPO,
  title={Spatial patterns of pulmonary tuberculosis incidence and their relationship to socio-economic status in Vitoria, Brazil.},
  author={Ethel Leonor Noia Maciel and Wenli Pan and Reynaldo Dietze and Renata Lyrio Peres and Solange Alves Vinhas and Fab{\'i}ola Karla Corr{\^e}a Ribeiro and Mo{\'i}ses Palaci and Rodrigo Ribeiro Rodrigues and Eliana Zandonade and Jonathan Eric Golub},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={1395-402}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate spatial patterns of the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) and its relationship with socio-economic status in Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil. DESIGN In a 4-year, retrospective, territory-based surveillance study of all new pulmonary TB cases conducted in Vitoria between 2002 and 2006, spatial patterns of disease incidence were compared using spatial clustering statistics (Anselin's local indicators of spatial association [LISA] and Getis-Ord Gi* statistics… CONTINUE READING

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