Geocoding

Determining and assigning the geographic coordinates of a location.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES We describe a method to facilitate routine monitoring of socioeconomic health disparities in the United States… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Geocoding is often used in epidemiologic studies to map residences with geographic information systems (GIS). The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Use of multilevel frameworks and area-based socioeconomic measures (ABSMs) for public health monitoring can potentially overcome… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND: Public health applications using geographic information system (GIS) technology are steadily increasing. Many of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
STUDY OBJECTIVES : To determine which area based socioeconomic measures can meaningfully be used, at which level of geography, to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES To determine which area-based socioeconomic measures, at which level of geography, are suitable for monitoring… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial statistics are useful for exploring the relation between geographic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Geographic information systems (GIS) offer powerful techniques for epidemiologists. Geocoding is an important step in… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Despite the promise of geocoding and use of area-based socioeconomic measures to overcome the paucity of socioeconomic data in US… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine the accuracy of geocoding for public health databases. METHODS A test file of 70… (More)
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