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GIS Primers

The Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project Monograph provides an introduction to geocoding and using area-based socioeconomic measures with public health surveillance data. This monograph is based on the work of the Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project at the Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health.

The Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project Monograph

Executive Summary

Introduction

Publications

Geocoding

Generating ABSMs

Analytic Methods

Multi-level Modeling

Visual Display

Case Example

Census Tract Level Poverty Data

View results of a study presented by Ethan M. Berke, MD, MPH (Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School) at the NAPCRG Annual Meeting that illustrates the use of GIS to answer a research question.

The Impact of the Built Environment on Obesity and Activity in an Elderly Population