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Methods used in the spatial analysis of tuberculosis epidemiology: A systematic review 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services Sally Blower; Gerardo Chowell

Shaweno, Debebe; Karmakar, Malancha; Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Ragonnet, Romain; Clements, Archie; Trauer, James; Denholm, Justin; McBryde, Emma


Background: Tuberculosis (TB) transmission often occurs within a household or community, leading to heterogeneous spatial patterns. However, apparent spatial clustering of TB could reflect ongoing transmission or co-location of risk factors and can vary considerably depending on the type of data available, the analysis methods employed and the dynamics of the underlying population. Thus, we aimed to review methodological approaches used in the spatial analysis of TB burden. Methods: We...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Medicine
DOI: 10.1186/s12916-018-1178-4
Access Rights: Open Access


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