Estimating health service utilization potential using the supply-concentric demand-accumulation spatial availability index: a pulmonary rehabilitation case study
The potential for a population at a given location to utilize a health service can be estimated using a newly developed measure called the supply-concentric demand accumulation (SCDA) spatial availability inde... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kevin A. Matthews, Anne H. Gaglioti, James B. Holt, Anne G. Wheaton and Janet B. Croft Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Prediction of hospital visits for the general inpatient care using floating catchment area methods: a reconceptualization of spatial accessibility
The adequate allocation of inpatient care resources requires assumptions about the need for health care and how this need will be met. However, in current practice, these assumptions are often based on outdate... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: J. Bauer, D. Klingelh öfer, W. Maier, L. Schwettmann and D. A. Groneberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Modeling spatial access to cervical cancer screening services in Ondo State, Nigeria
Women in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) remain at high risk of developing cervical cancer and have limited access to screening programs. The limits include geographical barriers related to road networ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kathleen Stewart, Moying Li, Zhiyue Xia, Stephen Ayodele Adewole, Olusegun Adeyemo and Clement Adebamowo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Geostatistical COVID-19 infection risk maps for Portugal
The rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic has simultaneous time and space dynamics. This behaviour results from a complex combination of factors, including social ones, which lead to significant differences ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Leonardo Azevedo, Maria Jo ão Pereira, Manuel C. Ribeiro and Amílcar Soares Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Street masking: a network-based geographic mask for easily protecting geoprivacy
Geographic masks are techniques used to protect individual privacy in published maps but are highly under-utilized in research. This leads to continual violations of individual privacy, as sensitive health rec... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David Swanlund, Nadine Schuurman, Paul Zandbergen and Mariana Brussoni Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Improving geographical accessibility modeling for operational use by local health actors
Geographical accessibility to health facilities remains one of the main barriers to access care in rural areas of the developing world. Although methods and tools exist to model geographic accessibility, the l... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Felana Angella Ihantamalala, Vincent Herbreteau, Christophe R évillion, Mauricianot Randriamihaja, Jérémy Commins, Tanjona Andréambeloson, Feno H. Rafenoarimalala, Andriamihaja Randrianambinina, Laura F. Cordier, Matthew H. Bonds and Andres Garchitore Tags: Research Source Type: research

A spatially explicit analysis of chronic diseases in small areas: a case study of diabetes in Santiago, Chile
There is a strong spatial correlation between demographics and chronic diseases in urban areas. Thus, most of the public policies aimed at improving prevention plans and optimizing the allocation of resources ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ricardo Crespo, Claudio Alvarez, Ignacio Hernandez and Christian Garc ía Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association between spatial access to physical activity facilities within home and workplace neighborhoods and time spent on physical activities: evidence from Guangzhou, China
Urban residents from the developing world have increasingly adopted a sedentary lifestyle and spend less time on physical activities (PA). Previous studies on the association between PA facilities and individu... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ye Liu, Xiaoge Wang, Suhong Zhou and Wenjie Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Urban –rural disparity in the relationship between ambient air pollution and preterm birth
Some studies have reported that air pollution exposure can have adverse effects on pregnancy outcomes. However, the disparity between urban and rural areas in the risk of preterm birth (PTB) has yet to be eluc... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Long Li, Jing Ma, Yang Cheng, Ling Feng, Shaoshuai Wang, Xiao Yun and Shu Tao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Gender-based vulnerability: combining Pareto ranking and spatial statistics to model gender-based vulnerability in Rohingya refugee settlements in Bangladesh
The Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh continues to outstrip humanitarian resources and undermine the health and security of over 900,000 people. Spatial, sector-specific information is required to better u... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - May 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Erica L. Nelson, Daniela Reyes Saade and P. Gregg Greenough Tags: Research Source Type: research

Spatial predictive properties of built environment characteristics assessed by drop-and-spin virtual neighborhood auditing
Virtual neighborhood audits have been used to visually assess characteristics of the built environment for health research. Few studies have investigated spatial predictive properties of audit item responses p... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - May 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jesse J. Plascak, Mario Schootman, Andrew G. Rundle, Cathleen Xing, Adana A. M. Llanos, Antoinette M. Stroup and Stephen J. Mooney Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk of late cervical cancer screening in the Paris region according to social deprivation and medical densities in daily visited neighborhoods
The objective of the present paper... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: M édicoulé Traoré, Julie Vallée and Pierre Chauvin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Spatio-temporal distribution of negative emotions on Twitter during floods in Chennai, India, in 2015: a post hoc analysis
Natural disasters are known to take their psychological toll immediately, and over the long term, on those living through them. Messages posted on Twitter provide an insight into the state of mind of citizens ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dhivya Karmegam and Bagavandas Mappillairaju Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: A geographic identifier assignment algorithm with Bayesian variable selection to identify neighborhood factors associated with emergency department visit disparities for asthma
Unfortunately, the original version of the article [1] contained an error. A typo in the main equation (Eq. 1) has been introduced during the production process. The operator “ = ” in Eq. 1 “log(θik) =  α + ui…” ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Matthew Bozigar, Andrew Lawson, John Pearce, Kathryn King and Erik Svendsen Tags: Publisher Correction Source Type: research

Distance sampling for epidemiology: an interactive tool for estimating under-reporting of cases from clinic data
Distance sampling methods are widely used in ecology to estimate and map the abundance of animal and plant populations from spatial survey data. The key underlying concept in distance sampling is the detection... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Luca Nelli, Moussa Guelbeogo, Heather M. Ferguson, Daouda Ouattara, Alfred Tiono, Sagnon N ’Fale and Jason Matthiopoulos Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Bayesian spatial modelling of childhood cancer incidence in Switzerland using exact point data: a nationwide study during 1985 –2015
The aetiology of most childhood cancers is largely unknown. Spatially varying environmental factors such as traffic-related air pollution, background radiation and agricultural pesticides might contribute to t... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - April 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Garyfallos Konstantinoudis, Dominic Schuhmacher, Roland A. Ammann, Tamara Diesch, Claudia E. Kuehni and Ben D. Spycher Tags: Research Source Type: research

How urban densification shapes walking behaviours in older community dwellers: a cross-sectional analysis of potential pathways of influence
Population growth, population ageing, and urbanisation are major global demographic trends that call for an examination of the impact of urban densification on older adults ’ health-enhancing behaviours, such a... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - April 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ester Cerin, Anthony Barnett, Casper J. P. Zhang, Poh-chin Lai, Cindy H. P. Sit and Ruby S. Y. Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

GIS-modelled built-environment exposures reflecting daily mobility for applications in child health research
Inaccurately modelled environmental exposures may have important implications for evidence-based policy targeting health promoting or hazardous facilities. Travel routes modelled using GIS generally use shorte... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - April 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Amy Mizen, Richard Fry and Sarah Rodgers Tags: Research Source Type: research

Detecting geospatial patterns of Plasmodium falciparum parasite migration in Cambodia using optimized estimated effective migration surfaces
Understanding the genetic structure of natural populations provides insight into the demographic and adaptive processes that have affected those populations. Such information, particularly when integrated with... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - April 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yao Li, Amol C. Shetty, Chanthap Lon, Michele Spring, David L. Saunders, Mark M. Fukuda, Tran Tinh Hien, Sasithon Pukrittayakamee, Rick M. Fairhurst, Arjen M. Dondorp, Christopher V. Plowe, Timothy D. O ’Connor, Shannon Takala-Harrison and Kathleen Stew Tags: Research Source Type: research

Targeting the spatial context of obesity determinants via multiscale geographically weighted regression
Obesity rates are recognized to be at epidemic levels throughout much of the world, posing significant threats to both the health and financial security of many nations. The causes of obesity can vary but are ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taylor M. Oshan, Jordan P. Smith and A. Stewart Fotheringham Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using gridded population and quadtree sampling units to support survey sample design in low-income settings
Household surveys are the main source of demographic, health and socio-economic data in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). To conduct such a survey, census population information mapped into enumeration... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - March 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sarchil Hama Qader, Veronique Lefebvre, Andrew J. Tatem, Utz Pape, Warren Jochem, Kristen Himelein, Amy Ninneman, Philip Wolburg, Gonzalo Nunez-Chaim, Linus Bengtsson and Tomas Bird Tags: Research Source Type: research

A geographic identifier assignment algorithm with Bayesian variable selection to identify neighborhood factors associated with emergency department visit disparities for asthma
Ecologic health studies often rely on outcomes from health service utilization data that are limited by relatively coarse spatial resolutions and missing geographic information, particularly neighborhood level... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - March 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Matthew Bozigar, Andrew Lawson, John Pearce, Kathryn King and Erik Svendsen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Geographical tracking and mapping of coronavirus disease COVID-19/severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic and associated events around the world: how 21st century GIS technologies are supporting the global fight against outbreaks and epidemics
In December 2019, a new virus (initially called ‘Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV’ and later renamed to SARS-CoV-2) causing severe acute respiratory syndrome (coronavirus disease COVID-19) emerged in Wuhan, Hubei P... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged N. Kamel Boulos and Estella M. Geraghty Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Daily activity locations k-anonymity for the evaluation of disclosure risk of individual GPS datasets
Personal privacy is a significant concern in the era of big data. In the field of health geography, personal health data are collected with geographic location information which may increase disclosure risk an... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - March 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jue Wang and Mei-Po Kwan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dealing with spatial misalignment to model the relationship between deprivation and life expectancy: a model-based geostatistical approach
Life expectancy at birth (LEB), one of the main indicators of human longevity, has often been used to characterise the health status of a population. Understanding its relationships with the deprivation is key... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Olatunji Johnson, Peter Diggle and Emanuele Giorgi Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Bayesian spatiotemporal modeling with sliding windows to correct reporting delays for real-time dengue surveillance in Thailand
The ability to produce timely and accurate estimation of dengue cases can significantly impact disease control programs. A key challenge for dengue control in Thailand is the systematic delay in reporting at d... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - March 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chawarat Rotejanaprasert, Nattwut Ekapirat, Darin Areechokchai and Richard J. Maude Tags: Research Source Type: research

A network analysis framework to improve the delivery of mosquito abatement services in Machala, Ecuador
Vector-borne disease places a high health and economic burden in the American tropics. Comprehensive vector control programs remain the primary method of containing local outbreaks. With limited resources, man... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Catherine A. Lippi, Liang Mao, Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra, Naveed Heydari, Efra ín Beltrán Ayala, Nathan D. Burkett-Cadena, Jason K. Blackburn and Sadie J. Ryan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Obtaining district-level health estimates using geographically masked location from Demographic and Health Survey data
Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data are an important source of maternal, newborn, and child health as well as nutrition information for low- and middle-income countries. However, DHSs are often unavailabl... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Emily Wilson, Elizabeth Hazel, Lois Park, Emily Carter, Lawrence H. Moulton, Rebecca Heidkamp and Jamie Perin Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Is the closest health facility the one used in pregnancy care-seeking? A cross-sectional comparative analysis of self-reported and modelled geographical access to maternal care in Mozambique, India and Pakistan
Travel time to care is known to influence uptake of health services. Generally, pregnant women who take longer to transit to health facilities are the least likely to deliver in facilities. It is not clear if ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Liberty Makacha, Prestige Tatenda Makanga, Yolisa Prudence Dube, Jeffrey Bone, Kh átia Munguambe, Geetanjali Katageri, Sumedha Sharma, Marianne Vidler, Esperança Sevene, Umesh Ramadurg, Umesh Charantimath, Amit Revankar and Peter von Dadelszen Tags: Research Source Type: research

A method for assessing links between objectively measured food store scores and store & neighborhood favorability
Worldwide, interest in research on methods to define access to healthy food at the local level has grown, given its central connection to carrying out a healthy lifestyle. Within this research domain, papers h... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - December 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Richard C. Sadler, Ashley N. Sanders-Jackson, Josh Introne and Robyn Adams Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Addressing the data guardian and geospatial scientist collaborator dilemma: how to share health records for spatial analysis while maintaining patient confidentiality
The utility of being able to spatially analyze health care data in near-real time is a growing need. However, this potential is often limited by the level of in-house geospatial expertise. One solution is to f... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - December 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jayakrishnan Ajayakumar, Andrew J. Curtis and Jacqueline Curtis Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative analysis of computer-vision and BLE technology based indoor navigation systems for people with visual impairments
Considerable number of indoor navigation systems has been proposed to augment people with visual impairments (VI) about their surroundings. These systems leverage several technologies, such as computer-vision,... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - December 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jayakanth Kunhoth, AbdelGhani Karkar, Somaya Al-Maadeed and Asma Al-Attiyah Tags: Research Source Type: research

A “Swiss paradox” in the United States? Level of spatial aggregation changes the association between income inequality and morbidity for older Americans
Although a preponderance of research indicates that increased income inequality negatively impacts population health, several international studies found that a greater income inequality was associated with be... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Steven A. Cohen, Mary L. Greaney and Ann C. Klassen Tags: Research Source Type: research

A bootstrapping approach for generating an inverse distance weight matrix when multiple observations have an identical location in large health surveys
Spatial weight matrices play a key role in econometrics to capture spatial effects. However, these constructs are prone to clustering and can be challenging to analyse in common statistical packages such as ST... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sung Wook Kim, Felix Achana and Stavros Petrou Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Behavioral mapping of children ’s physical activities and social behaviors in an indoor preschool facility: methodological challenges in revealing the influence of space in play
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) based behavior maps are useful for visualizing and analyzing how children utilize their play spaces. However, a GIS needs accurate locational information to ensure that obs... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ajoke R. Onojeghuo, Candace I. J. Nykiforuk, Ana Paula Belon and Jane Hewes Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

A new combination rule for Spatial Decision Support Systems for epidemiology
Decision making in the health area usually involves several factors, options and data. In addition, it should take into account technological, social and spatial aspects, among others. Decision making methodol... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Luciana Moura Mendes de Lima, La ísa Ribeiro de Sá, Ana Flávia Uzeda dos Santos Macambira, Jordana de Almeida Nogueira, Rodrigo Pinheiro de Toledo Vianna and Ronei Marcos de Moraes Tags: Research Source Type: research

The population randomization observation process (PROP) assessment method: using systematic habitation observations of street segments to establish household-level epidemiologic population samples
Identifying and intervening on health disparities requires representative community public health data. For cities with high vacancy and transient populations, traditional methods of population estimation for ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - November 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mieka Smart, Richard Sadler, Alan Harris, Zachary Buchalski, Amber Pearson and C. Debra Furr-Holden Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Emerging human infectious diseases of aquatic origin: a comparative biogeographic approach using Bayesian spatial modelling
With the increase in unprecedented and unpredictable disease outbreaks due to human-driven environmental changes in recent years, we need new analytical tools to map and predict the spatial distribution of eme... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - November 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Soushieta Jagadesh, Marine Combe, Pierre Couppi é, Paul Le Turnier, Loïc Epelboin, Mathieu Nacher and Rodolphe Elie Gozlan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using Google Earth ™ and Geographical Information System data as method to delineate sample domains for an urban household surveys: the case of Maroua (Far North Region-Cameroon)
This study aimed to test an alternative method using freely available aerial i... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - November 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ronald R. B. Ngom Vougat, Steven Chouto, Sylvain Aoudou Doua, Rebecca Garabed, Andr é Zoli Pagnah and Bernard Gonne Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Development of the Australian Cancer Atlas: spatial modelling, visualisation, and reporting of estimates
It is well known that the burden caused by cancer can vary geographically, which may relate to differences in health, economics or lifestyle. However, to date, there was no comprehensive picture of how the can... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - October 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Earl W. Duncan, Susanna M. Cramb, Joanne F. Aitken, Kerrie L. Mengersen and Peter D. Baade Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

A statistical downscaling approach for generating high spatial resolution health risk maps: a case study of road noise and ischemic heart disease mortality in Melbourne, Australia
Road traffic noise increases the risk of mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD). Because noise is highly localized, high resolution maps of exposures and health outcomes are key to urban planning interven... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - September 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ivan C. Hanigan, Timothy B. Chaston, Ben Hinze, Martine Dennekamp, Bin Jalaludin, Yohannes Kinfu and Geoffrey G. Morgan Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

The use of GPS data loggers to describe the impact of spatio-temporal movement patterns on malaria control in a high-transmission area of northern Zambia
Human movement is a driver of malaria transmission and has implications for sustainable malaria control. However, little research has been done on the impact of fine-scale movement on malaria transmission and ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - August 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marisa Hast, Kelly M. Searle, Mike Chaponda, James Lupiya, Jailos Lubinda, Jay Sikalima, Tamaki Kobayashi, Timothy Shields, Modest Mulenga, Justin Lessler and William J. Moss Tags: Research Source Type: research

The linkage between the perception of neighbourhood and physical activity in Guangzhou, China: using street view imagery with deep learning techniques
Neighbourhood environment characteristics have been found to be associated with residents ’ willingness to conduct physical activity (PA). Traditional methods to assess perceived neighbourhood environment chara... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ruoyu Wang, Ye Liu, Yi Lu, Yuan Yuan, Jinbao Zhang, Penghua Liu and Yao Yao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Towards a comprehensive set of GPS-based indicators reflecting the multidimensional nature of daily mobility for applications in health and aging research
GPS tracking is increasingly used in health and aging research to objectively and unobtrusively assess individuals ’ daily-life mobility. However, mobility is a complex concept and its thorough description base... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Michelle Pasquale Fillekes, Eleftheria Giannouli, Eun-Kyeong Kim, Wiebren Zijlstra and Robert Weibel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Estimating the size of urban populations using Landsat images: a case study of Bo, Sierra Leone, West Africa
This is the third paper in a 3-paper series evaluating alternative models for rapidly estimating neighborhood populations using limited survey data, augmented with aerial imagery. (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roger Hillson, Austin Coates, Joel D. Alejandre, Kathryn H. Jacobsen, Rashid Ansumana, Alfred S. Bockarie, Umaru Bangura, Joseph M. Lamin and David A. Stenger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Access to and availability of exercise facilities in Madrid: an equity perspective
Identifying socioeconomic determinants that are associated with access to and availability of exercise facilities is fundamental to supporting physical activity engagement in urban populations, which in turn, ... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Luis Cereijo, Pedro Gull ón, Alba Cebrecos, Usama Bilal, Jose Antonio Santacruz, Hannah Badland and Manuel Franco Tags: Research Source Type: research

The Urban Liveability Index: developing a policy-relevant urban liveability composite measure and evaluating associations with transport mode choice
Designing healthy, liveable cities is a global priority. Current liveability indices are aggregated at the city-level, do not reflect spatial variation within cities, and are often not aligned to policy or hea... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - June 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carl Higgs, Hannah Badland, Koen Simons, Luke D. Knibbs and Billie Giles-Corti Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using data from online geocoding services for the assessment of environmental obesogenic factors: a feasibility study
The increasing prevalence of obesity is a major public health problem in many countries. Built environment factors are known to be associated with obesity, which is an important risk factor for type 2 diabetes... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - June 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maximilian Pr äger, Christoph Kurz, Julian Böhm, Michael Laxy and Werner Maier Tags: Research Source Type: research

Methodological approaches to the study of cancer risk in the vicinity of pollution sources: the experience of a population-based case –control study of childhood cancer
This study seeks to present the methodological approaches used in the papers of ou... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - May 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Javier Garc ía-Pérez, Diana Gómez-Barroso, Ibon Tamayo-Uria and Rebeca Ramis Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Finding inhabited settlements and tracking vaccination progress: the application of satellite imagery analysis to guide the immunization response to confirmation of previously-undetected, ongoing endemic wild poliovirus transmission in Borno State, Nigeria
Four wild polio-virus cases were reported in Borno State, Nigeria 2016, 1 year after Nigeria had been removed from the list of polio endemic countries by the World Health Organization. Resulting from Nigeria ’s... (Source: International Journal of Health Geographics)
Source: International Journal of Health Geographics - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jeff Higgins, Usman Adamu, Kehinde Adewara, Adeshina Aladeshawe, Aron Aregay, Inuwa Barau, Andrew Berens, Omotayo Bolu, Nina Dutton, Nnaemeka Iduma, Bryant Jones, Brian Kaplan, Sule Meleh, Melton Musa, Gatei wa Nganda, Vincent Seaman & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research