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Spatiotemporal transmission and socio-climatic factors related to paediatric tuberculosis in north-western Ethiopia

Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Viney, Kerri; McBryde, Emma; Clements, Archie


The burden of tuberculosis (TB) in children reflects continuing and recent transmission within a population. This study aimed to identify spatiotemporal and socio-climatic factors associated with paediatric TB in north-western Ethiopia. Multivariate Poisson regression models were computed using a Bayesian framework. Estimates of parameters were generated using Markov chain Monte Carlo simulation. A total of 2,240 children aged under 15 years diagnosed with TB during the years 2013-2016 were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Geospatial Health
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2017.575
Access Rights: Open Access


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