- Neighborhood disparities in stroke and myocardial infarction mortality: a GIS and spatial scan statistics approachAshley Pedigo
The University of Tennessee, Department of Comparative Medicine, 2407 River Drive Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4543, USA
BMC Public Health 11:644. 2011..Therefore, the objective of this study was to investigate spatial patterns of stroke and MI mortality risks in the East Tennessee Appalachian Region so as to identify neighborhoods with the highest risks...
- Identifying unique neighborhood characteristics to guide health planning for stroke and heart attack: fuzzy cluster and discriminant analyses approachesAshley Pedigo
Department of Comparative Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e22693. 2011..Therefore, this study used a robust multivariate approach to classify neighborhoods and identify their socio-demographic characteristics so as to provide information for evidence-based neighborhood health planning for stroke and MI...
- Temporal changes in geographic disparities in access to emergency heart attack and stroke care: are we any better today?Doreen Busingye
The University of Tennessee, Department of Comparative Medicine, 2407 River Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 2:247-63. 2011..4% (2004) to 46.1% (2010). Most (96%) of the population had access to an ER within 30 min from 1999 to 2010. Access to care has improved in the last decade but more still needs to be done to address disparities in rural communities...