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Spatiotemporal epidemiology, environmental correlates, and demography of malaria in Tak Province, Thailand (2012-2015)

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BACKGROUND:Tak Province, at the Thai-Myanmar border, is one of three high malaria incidence areas in Thailand. This study aimed to describe and identify possible factors driving the spatiotemporal trends of disease incidence from 2012 to 2015.

METHODS:Climate variables and forest cover were correlated with malaria incidence using Pearson's r. Statistically significant clusters of high (hot spots) and low (cold spots) annual parasite incidence per 1000 population (API) were identifie...

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Peer reviewed

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EXTERNAL
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5588-9543
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4841-7924
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7916-8460
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Name:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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OPP1110500
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
106698/B/14/Z milestone
106698/Z/14/A milestone
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Article number:
240
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2019-07-16
Acceptance date:
2019-07-06
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
31311606
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1033840
Local pid:
pubs:1033840
Deposit date:
2020-04-06

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