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Objectives: To describe the incidence and pattern of traumatic spinal cord injury and cauda equina injury (SCI) in a geographically defined region of Canada. Methods: The study period was April 1, 1997 to March 31, 2000. Data were gathered from three provincial sources: administrative data from...
Our objective is to examine how persons diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease (PD) change residence following disease onset. We hypothesize that persons choose to change residence (locally or regionally) in different ways depending on whether or not they have been...
Background Geographic public health surveillance is concerned with describing and disseminating geographic information about disease and other measures of health to policy makers and the public. While methodological developments in the geographical analysis of disease are numerous, few have been...