Spatio-temporal patterns of diarrhoeal mortality in Mexico

  title={Spatio-temporal patterns of diarrhoeal mortality in Mexico},
  author={Wladimir J Alonso and Rodolfo Acu{\~n}a-Soto and Ricardo Giglio and J. R. Nuckols and Stefan Leyk and Cynthia Schuck-Paim and Cecile G. Viboud and M. A. Miller and Benjamin J J McCormick},
  journal={Epidemiology and Infection},
  pages={91 - 99}
SUMMARY Diarrhoeal mortality rates in Mexican children dramatically declined during the 1980s and 1990s, concomitant with a temporal shift in peak deaths from summer to autumn–winter. The spatial dynamics of these patterns have not previously been studied. We first describe the seasonal features of paediatric diarrhoeal mortality in Mexico as a whole, then across individual states. While no geographical gradients in the magnitude of diarrhoeal mortality rates have been detected in recent years… 

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