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Empirical modelling of government health service use by children with fevers in Kenya.

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An understanding of spatial patterns of health facility use allows a more informed approach to the modelling of catchment populations. In the absence of patient use data, an intuitive and commonly used approach to the delineation of facility catchment areas is Thiessen polygons. This study presents a series of methods by which the validity of these assumptions can be tested directly and hence the suitability of a Thiessen polygon catchment model explicitly assessed. These methods are applied ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Journal:
Acta tropica
Volume:
91
Issue:
3
Pages:
227-237
Publication date:
2004-08-05
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EISSN:
1873-6254
ISSN:
0001-706X
URN:
uuid:b48345aa-134f-4110-b01e-f3f50a1b917e
Source identifiers:
39145
Local pid:
pubs:39145

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