Identification

Name

Spatial socio-environmental Dengue model

Contact people
(1) Tatiana Rodrigues de Araujo Teixeira, tatirodriguesaraujo@yahoo.com.br
Created

2014-02-03 21:21:03+00:00

Modified

2015-12-04 16:48:45.124501+00:00

Overview

Types
(1) Disease Dynamics
Overview

This paper explores the association between socio-environmental variables and reported dengue cases for neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The authors use a generalized linear model to show associations with rainfall for various months of the year, and the importance of these socio-environmental variables.

Question

What socio-enviornmental variables are associated with dengue incidence?

Purpose

Assessment

Scope

Disease and Location

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
Decision support

No

Based on
Methods
(1) Statistics/Poisson kriging
(2) Regression
Products
(1) Disease incidence
Documents
(1) Document Teixeira TRDA, Cruz OG: Spatial modeling of dengue and socio-environmental indicators in the cit… (2011)
Notes

Application

Diseases
(1) Dengue
Locations
(1) Location Rio de Janiero
Status current

Utility and readiness

Readiness

Study

Organizations
(1) Organization Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Role Model design
Independently tested

No

Compared to model

Yes

Compared to reality

Yes

Verification & validation notes

Mathematically verified. Not validated

Sensitivity analysis

No

Availability

Implementation language

R

Developer contacted

No

Input

Input datasets
(1) Name Building infestation index and Breteau indices
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL
Notes
(2) Name Population data from 1991 and 2000 censuses
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL http://www.armazemdedados.rio.rj.gov.br
Notes
(3) Name Rainfall
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL
Notes
(4) Name Reported Dengue Cases from Jan-Dec 2006
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL
Notes
(5) Name Social Development Index
Category Established Databases
Subject
URL http://www.armazemdedados.rio.rj.gov.br
Notes