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The Risk of Reported Cryptosporidiosis in Children Aged < 5 Years in Australia is Highest in Very Remote Regions

Lal, Aparna; Fearnley, Emily; Kirk, Martyn

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The incidence of cryptosporidiosis is highest in children <5 years, yet little is known about disease patterns across urban and rural areas of Australia. In this study, we examine whether the risk of reported cryptosporidiosis in children <5 years varies across an urban-rural gradient, after controlling for season and gender. Using Australian data on reported cryptosporidiosis from 2001 to 2012, we spatially linked disease data to an index of geographic remoteness to examine the geographic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153220
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph120911815
Access Rights: Open Access

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