GIS Tutorial for Health / Edition 2

GIS Tutorial for Health / Edition 2

by Kristen S. Kurland, Wilpen L. Gorr
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1589481798

ISBN-13: 9781589481794

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Ingram Publisher Services

Designed to benefit health management students and practitioners, this illustrated tutorial is an introduction to help students investigate patterns of uninsured and poor populations, prepare spatial data to analyze environmental hazards, analyze youth pedestrian injuries, and more. This edition is updated for ArcGIS 9.2.

Overview

Designed to benefit health management students and practitioners, this illustrated tutorial is an introduction to help students investigate patterns of uninsured and poor populations, prepare spatial data to analyze environmental hazards, analyze youth pedestrian injuries, and more. This edition is updated for ArcGIS 9.2.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589481794
Publisher:
Ingram Publisher Services
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.42(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Part 1 GIS benefits and map basics
Chapter 1: Introducing GIS and health applications
Chapter 2: Visualizing health data
Part 2 Preparation of map data
Chapter 3: Designing maps for a health study
Chapter 4: Projecting, downloading, and using spatial data
Chapter 5: Downloading and preparing spatial and tabular data
Chapter 6: Geocoding tabular data
Part 3 Spatial analysis
Chapter 7: Processing and analyzing spatial data
Chapter 8: Transforming data using approximate methods
Chapter 9: Using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst for demand estimation
Part 4 GIS case studies
Chapter 10: Studying food-borne disease outbreaks
Chapter 11: Forming local chapters of ACHE
Appendix A Task index
Appendix B Data source credits
Appendix C Data license agreement

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