The future of public health is spatial

Posted 2 months ago

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Demand for geospatial research has increased exponentially over the past decade (Casper et al., 2019). In the past two years alone, the global pandemic has heightened the importance of “place” with a deeper awareness of how the built environment can hinder or support public health by influencing individual behaviours and population-wide distribution of disease. One […]

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Using across-method triangulation to supplement location information

Posted 3 years ago

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There is growing attraction for social and behavioral scientists to apply geographic information systems (GIS) theory and methods. The term “geocoding” is now commonplace amongst population health researchers and draws attention to connecting attributes of people to the characteristics of place. Partly due to the increasing availability and access to locational information, researchers are now […]

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