The potential contributions of geographic information science to the study of social determinants of health in Iran
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|Title:||The potential contributions of geographic information science to the study of social determinants of health in Iran||Authors:||Rabiei-Dastjerdi, Hamidreza; Matthews, Stephen A.||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/12633||Date:||9-Feb-2018||Online since:||2021-11-11T14:42:20Z||Abstract:||Recent interest in the social determinants of health (SDOH) and the effects of neighborhood contexts on individual health and well-being has grown exponentially. In this brief communication, we describe recent developments in both analytical perspectives and methods that have opened up new opportunities for researchers interested in exploring neighborhoods and health research within a SDOH framework. We focus specifically on recent advances in geographic information science, statistical methods, and spatial analytical tools. We close with a discussion of how these recent developments have the potential to enhance SDOH research in Iran.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Wolters Kluwer||Journal:||Journal of Education and Health Promotion||Volume:||7||Issue:||1||Keywords:||Iran; Geographic information sciences; Social determinants of health; Spatial methods||DOI:||10.4103/jehp.jehp_106_17||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed||ISSN:||2277-9531||This item is made available under a Creative Commons License:||https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/|
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