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Evaluating Integration of HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data with a Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


The mission of this project, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is to demonstrate and evaluate methods for spatially linking existing HIV/AIDS surveillance data with other datasets to enhance epidemiologic capacity. A main goal of this project is to develop procedures and guidelines that allow the use of GIS in analyses while safeguarding security and confidentiality.

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Downloadable Data & Images

Data:  shapefile (.shp) of Virginia with fields indicating the percentage of people living below the federal poverty line, by census tract, in Virginia. 
Poverty data obtained from the Public Health Disparity Geocoding Project
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Image: created by classifying poverty fields into four categories following Kreiger et al (2003).

Poverty Census Tract VA.zip (Shapefile)


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Last Updated: 02-10-2012

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