Benn K D Sartorius

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Witwatersrand
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Identifying and targeting mortality disparities: a framework for sub-saharan Africa using adult mortality data from South Africa
    Benn Sartorius
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e71437. 2013
  2. pmc Dying in their prime: determinants and space-time risk of adult mortality in rural South Africa
    Benn Sartorius
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Geospat Health 7:237-49. 2013
  3. pmc Identifying high-risk areas for sporadic measles outbreaks: lessons from South Africa
    Benn Sartorius
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 27 St Andrews Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 91:174-83. 2013
  4. pmc Modelling determinants, impact, and space-time risk of age-specific mortality in rural South Africa: integrating methods to enhance policy relevance
    Benn Sartorius
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 6:19239. 2013
  5. pmc Young and vulnerable: spatial-temporal trends and risk factors for infant mortality in rural South Africa (Agincourt), 1992-2007
    Benn K D Sartorius
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 10:645. 2010
  6. pmc Survived infancy but still vulnerable: spatial-temporal trends and risk factors for child mortality in the Agincourt rural sub-district, South Africa, 1992-2007
    Benn Sartorius
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Geospat Health 5:285-95. 2011
  7. pmc Infant mortality in South Africa--distribution, associations and policy implications, 2007: an ecological spatial analysis
    Benn K D Sartorius
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Health Geogr 10:61. 2011
  8. pmc A spatial model to quantify the mortality impact of service delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa: an ecological design utilizing data from South Africa
    Kurt Sartorius
    School of Accountancy, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Health Geogr 12:8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Identifying and targeting mortality disparities: a framework for sub-saharan Africa using adult mortality data from South Africa
    Benn Sartorius
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e71437. 2013
    ..The framework, therefore, incorporates the spatial clustering of adult mortality, estimates the impact of a range of determinants and quantifies the impact of their removal to ensure optimal returns on scarce resources...
  2. pmc Dying in their prime: determinants and space-time risk of adult mortality in rural South Africa
    Benn Sartorius
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Geospat Health 7:237-49. 2013
    ..The impact of HIV mortality and its subsequent lowering due to the introduction of antiretroviral therapy was found to be clearly evident in this rural population...
  3. pmc Identifying high-risk areas for sporadic measles outbreaks: lessons from South Africa
    Benn Sartorius
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 27 St Andrews Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 91:174-83. 2013
    ..To develop a model for identifying areas at high risk for sporadic measles outbreaks based on an analysis of factors associated with a national outbreak in South Africa between 2009 and 2011...
  4. pmc Modelling determinants, impact, and space-time risk of age-specific mortality in rural South Africa: integrating methods to enhance policy relevance
    Benn Sartorius
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 6:19239. 2013
    ..Mortality levels and trends have previously been documented in rural South Africa. However, complex space-time clustering of mortality, determinants, and their impact has not been fully examined...
  5. pmc Young and vulnerable: spatial-temporal trends and risk factors for infant mortality in rural South Africa (Agincourt), 1992-2007
    Benn K D Sartorius
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 10:645. 2010
    ..It is associated with several health determinants, such as maternal health, access to high-quality health care, socioeconomic conditions, and public health policy and practices...
  6. pmc Survived infancy but still vulnerable: spatial-temporal trends and risk factors for child mortality in the Agincourt rural sub-district, South Africa, 1992-2007
    Benn Sartorius
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Geospat Health 5:285-95. 2011
    ..Targeted efforts to prevent vertical transmission of HIV in specific settings need to be undertaken as well as ensuring the survival of the mother and father in childhood...
  7. pmc Infant mortality in South Africa--distribution, associations and policy implications, 2007: an ecological spatial analysis
    Benn K D Sartorius
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Health Geogr 10:61. 2011
    ..This integrated small area approach can be adapted and applied in other high burden settings to assist intervention planning and targeting...
  8. pmc A spatial model to quantify the mortality impact of service delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa: an ecological design utilizing data from South Africa
    Kurt Sartorius
    School of Accountancy, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Health Geogr 12:8. 2013
    ..In this regard, an expanded composite service delivery index was developed, and the data were analysed using a Bayesian Poisson spatial model...