∗ An introduction to new developments in disease mapping
∗ Comprehensive coverage of an active area of research and development
∗ Numerous case studies to highlight the application of the techniques discussed
This text provides an invaluable introduction for all those with an interest in disease mapping, and is an essential volume for both the specialist and the non–specialist. It is of particular relevance to epidemiologists, medical statisticians, geographers and public health advisors, as well as environmental health workers, occupational health physicians and infectious disease specialists.
Visual Perception and Map Construction.
Data Types and Sources.
Public Health Surveillance and Mapping.
Appendix: Software for Disease Mapping.
"...Overall this book is very readable..." (Biometrics, September 2002)
"...this book successfully gives comprehensive coverage of an active area of research and development...an excellent introductory text..." (Statistical Methods in Medical Research, Vol.12, No.1, 2003)