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Ricardo Cordeiro ; Roberto Wagner Lourenço ; J. Christopher Brown ;Revista de Saúde Pública 2013, 47 5

Autor: Maria Rita Donalisio

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Revista de Saúde Pública ISSN: 0034-8910 revsp@usp.br Universidade de São Paulo Brasil Donalisio, Maria Rita; Cordeiro, Ricardo; Lourenço, Roberto Wagner; Brown, J. Christopher The AIDS epidemic in the Amazon region: a spatial case-control study in Rondonia, Brazil Revista de Saúde Pública, vol.
47, núm.
5, octubre, 2013, pp.
873-880 Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=67240208005 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Rev Saúde Pública 2013;47(5):873-80 Artigos Originais Maria Rita DonalisioI The AIDS epidemic in the Amazon region: a spatial case-control study in Rondonia, Brazil Ricardo CordeiroI Roberto Wagner LourençoII J Christopher BrownIII DOI:10.1590-S0034-8910.2013047004539 Epidemia da Aids na região amazônica: estudo caso controle espacial em Rondônia, Brasil ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To analyze spatial changes in the risk of AIDS and the relationship between AIDS incidence and socioeconomic variables in the state of Rondonia, Amazon region. METHODS: A spatial, population case-control study in Rondonia, Brazil, based on 1,780 cases reported to the Epidemiological Surveillance System and controls based on demographic data from 1987 to 2006.
The cases were grouped into five consecutive four-year periods.
A generalized additive model was adjusted to the data; the dependent variable was the status of the individuals (case or control), and the independent variables were a bi-dimensional spline of the geographic coordinates and some municipality-level socioeconomic variables.
The observed values of the Moran’s I test were compared to a reference distribution of values generated under conditions of spatial randomness. RESULTS: AIDS risk sho...





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