Disadvantage and disease hidden in plain sight: UC study

  • Ivan Hanigan


    Disease mapping is being used as a modern tool for identifying risks and informing public health policy, but researchers at the University of Canberra say the real story of socio-economic disadvantage and disease is often hidden.

    University of Canberra Health Research Institute (HRI) research shows that often the wrong geographical scale is being used for disease mapping which obscures the statistical associations of risks and health outcomes.

    Period29 Nov 2017

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    • TitleDisadvantage and disease hidden in plain sight: UC study
      Media name/outletHealth Canal
      CountryUnited States
      PersonsIvan Hanigan