Spatio-temporal patterns of tuberculosis incidence in Ribeirão Preto, State of São Paulo, southeast Brazil, and their relationship with social vulnerability: a Bayesian analysis.

@article{Roza2012SpatiotemporalPO,
  title={Spatio-temporal patterns of tuberculosis incidence in Ribeir{\~a}o Preto, State of S{\~a}o Paulo, southeast Brazil, and their relationship with social vulnerability: a Bayesian analysis.},
  author={Daiane Leite da Roza and Maria do Carmo Gullaci Guimar{\~a}es Caccia-Bava and Edson Zangiacomi Martinez},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2012},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={
          607-15
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this ecological study was to evaluate the urban spatial and temporal distribution of tuberculosis (TB) in Ribeirão Preto, State of São Paulo, southeast Brazil, between 2006 and 2009 and to evaluate its relationship with factors of social vulnerability such as income and education level. METHODS We evaluated data from TBWeb, an electronic notification system for TB cases. Measures of social vulnerability were obtained from the SEADE Foundation, and information about… CONTINUE READING
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