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Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008

Research

Ecologic Factors Associated with West Nile Virus Transmission, Northeastern United States

Heidi E. Brown1, James E. Childs, Maria A. Diuk-Wasser, and Durland FishComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA;

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Figure 1

Box plot of total incidence of West Nile virus disease in humans, by county, for the 8 northeastern states in the study area (CT, Connecticut; DE, Delaware; MA, Massachusetts; MD, Maryland; NJ, New Jersey; NY, New York; PA, Pennsylvania; RI, Rhode Island). The box plot provides the median, lower, and upper quartiles; the standard deviation; and any data outliers. This plot excludes those counties that did not report cases. The outliers tend to be the few cases that occurred in areas with low populations.

Figure 1. Box plot of total incidence of West Nile virus disease in humans, by county, for the 8 northeastern states in the study area (CT, Connecticut; DE, Delaware; MA, Massachusetts; MD, Maryland; NJ, New Jersey; NY, New York; PA, Pennsylvania; RI, Rhode Island). The box plot provides the median, lower, and upper quartiles; the standard deviation; and any data outliers. This plot excludes those counties that did not report cases. The outliers tend to be the few cases that occurred in areas with low populations.

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1Current affiliation: University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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