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A Bivariate Mapping Tutorial for Cancer Control Resource Allocation Decisions and Interventions

Description
Discusses the utility of geographic information systems software (ArcGIS) with public health data to inform resource allocation and public health interventions for cancer control planning. Provides step-by-step guidance for developing a bivariate choropleth map (map of two variables) using county data from South Carolina's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System for cervical cancer screening, and data on the availability of cervical cancer screening providers in South Carolina's Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.
Author(s)
Claire Biesecker, Whitney E. Zahnd, Heather M. Brandt, Swann Arp Adams, Jan M. Eberth
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date
01/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Cancer · County-by-county data · Health screening · Public health · Research methods and resources · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women · South Carolina