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Geographical epidemiology, spatial analysis and geographical information systems: a multidisciplinary glossary
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    Dear Editor

    In the latest issue of the JECH, Rezeaiean, Dunn, St Leger and Appleby provide a multidisciplinary glossary on geographical epidemiology, spatial analysis and geographical information systems. The glossary in large is useful as it gives an overview of relevant methodological concepts. However, in the section on disease clustering the Authors shortly describe geographical machine analysis and spatial sc...

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