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Spatial Analysis of Measles Vaccination Rates, East Africa: 2007-2011

Brownwright, Tenley (2013) Spatial Analysis of Measles Vaccination Rates, East Africa: 2007-2011. Master Essay, University of Pittsburgh.

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Abstract

Background: This essay examined spatial variation of measles vaccination rates in a ten-country East African area and constructed a spatial model of demographic variables that account for vaccination decisions. Methods: Data were collected from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) over a five-year period (2007-2011) and processed in SPSS 21.0 to select from key variables (measles vaccination rates, geographic data, and select demographic variables). Spatial analysis was performed in ArcGis 10.1 and GeoDa 1.4.3. Spatial regression was performed in GeoDa 1.4.3. Results: Spatial analysis revealed spatial autocorrelation of measles vaccination rates (Moran’s I of cluster data=0.388;p


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Item Type: Other Thesis, Dissertation, or Long Paper (Master Essay)
Status: Unpublished
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Brownwright, Tenleyteb44@pitt.eduTEB44
Contributors:
ContributionContributors NameEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Committee ChairGlynn, Nancyglynn@edc.pitt.eduUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Committee MemberSharma, Ravirks1946@pitt.eduRKS1946UNSPECIFIED
Committee Co-ChairTalbott, Evelyn O.eot1@pitt.eduEOT1UNSPECIFIED
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics
Date: December 2013
Date Type: Publication
Defense Date: 2013
Submission Date: 19 November 2013
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Graduate School of Public Health > Epidemiology
Degree: MPH - Master of Public Health
Thesis Type: Master Essay
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: spatial, epidemiology, measles, vaccination
Date Deposited: 20 May 2015 22:36
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2019 22:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/20285

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