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The spatial epidemiology of sickle-cell anaemia in India

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Sickle-cell anaemia (SCA) is a neglected chronic disorder of increasing global health importance, with India estimated to have the second highest burden of the disease. In the country, SCA is particularly prevalent in scheduled populations, which comprise the most socioeconomically disadvantaged communities. We compiled a geodatabase of a substantial number of SCA surveys carried out in India over the last decade. Using generalised additive models and bootstrapping methods, we generated the f...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1038/s41598-018-36077-w

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Hockham, C More by this author
Mukherjee, MB More by this author
Penman, BS More by this author
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Grant:
Seventh Framework Programme: 268904
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
8
Pages:
17685
Publication date:
2018-12-06
Acceptance date:
2018-11-10
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EISSN:
2045-2322
Pubs id:
pubs:944832
URN:
uri:996dfbe8-d74f-4f0d-a12f-059470dcc649
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uuid:996dfbe8-d74f-4f0d-a12f-059470dcc649
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pubs:944832

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