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Spatial variability of intraurban particulate air pollution: epidemiological implications and applications
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2006)
The past twenty years of research that has associated air pollution with health outcomes has brought remarkable advance in statistical techniques that effectively tease out the intricacies of the relationship. However, ...
Using a natural experiment to assess the effect of spatial barriers on health service utilization.
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2014)
The closure of the Manawatu Gorge in August 2011 caused a change in the travel time for patients living in the eastern area of the MidCentral Health District to their main hospital and health services located in Palmerston ...
Mandatory Disease Notification and Underascertainment: A Geographical Perspective
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2007)
Mandatory notification of disease forms the backbone of disease surveillance in New Zealand and overseas. Notification data is used by public health professionals and academics to identify cases requiring public health ...