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Sensitivity of hospital-based surveillance for severe disease: a geographic information system analysis of access to care in Kilifi district, Kenya.

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OBJECTIVE: To explore the relationship between homestead distance to hospital and access to care and to estimate the sensitivity of hospital-based surveillance in Kilifi district, Kenya. METHODS: In 2002-2006, clinical information was obtained from all children admitted to Kilifi District Hospital and linked to demographic surveillance data. Travel times to the hospital were calculated using geographic information systems and regression models were constructed to examine the relationships be...

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10.2471/blt.10.080796

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume:
89
Issue:
2
Pages:
102-111
Publication date:
2011-02-05
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EISSN:
1564-0604
ISSN:
0042-9686
URN:
uuid:791c78a0-50ee-45fb-9531-3c956240a1c2
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151714
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pubs:151714

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