Spatial Dynamics of Chikungunya Virus, Venezuela, 2014
, Maria Vincenti-Gonzalez1
, Maria E. Grillet2
, Sarah Bethencourt, Oscar Diaz, Noheliz Ojeda, Haydee Ochoa, Maria Auxiliadora Rangel, and Adriana Tami2
Author affiliations: University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (E. Lizarazo, M. Vincenti-Gonzalez, A. Tami); Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela (M.E. Grillet); Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela (S. Bethencourt, A. Tami); Fundación Instituto Carabobeño para la Salud, Carabobo, Venezuela (O. Diaz, N. Ojeda, H. Ochoa, M.A. Rangel)
Figure 5. Geographic distribution and significant space–time clustering of reported chikungunya cases identified in a section of the capital city, Valencia (metropolitan area), Carabobo state, Venezuela, June–December 2014. Red dots denote case location; black outlined circles identify a significant space–time cluster; yellow lines show the interaction between cases (time–space link). The analysis was performed using 100 m as clustering distance and 3 weeks as time window. Significance level for local clustering detection was p<0.05. Inset depicts the geographic location of Carabobo; black rectangle indicates highlighted study area.
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