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Methods to determine geographic/population boundaries for specific health services

Government Studies & Systems, inc

Methods to determine geographic/population boundaries for specific health services

an annotated bibliography

by Government Studies & Systems, inc

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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Resources Administration, Bureau of Health Planning, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Hyattsville, Md.], [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health service areas -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Health planning -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Health services administration -- United States -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Government Studies and Systems, Inc
    SeriesHealth planning bibliography series -- 17, DHHS publication ; no. (HRA) 80-14013, DHHS publication -- no. (HRA) 80-14013
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Health Planning
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 68 p. ;
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14907812M

    ZIP codes were used individually or combined to create 61 geographic areas with an average population size of 33, persons (ra to 62,). Criteria for combining areas included population size, local health district and county boundaries, similarity of ZIP code area income levels, and community political boundaries. Container based-methods calculate the number of alcohol outlets in a specific geographic area, such as ZIP codes, counties or census tracts. Custom created boundaries may also be used for the calculation. Only the alcohol outlets inside the boundaries are counted, and those outside are not (Figure 1a). To calculate density. A geographic information system can be useful for healthcare specialists when identifying geographic or population boundaries. According to Green (), “helps to determine where there are disparities, health behaviors, or health deficits in an environment related to the geography of the area.”.


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Methods to determine geographic/population boundaries for specific health services: an annotated bibliography Author: Government Studies & Systems (Firm) ; United States.

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