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Systematic review and meta-analysis of tick-borne disease risk factors in residential yards, neighborhoods, and beyond

Journal Article

Author
Ilya Fischhoff, Sarah Bowden, Felicia Keesing, Richard Ostfeld

This paper describes the results of a survey of scientific papers that report the effects of various factors on cases of tick-borne disease. We sorted these factors into whether they were related to people's yards (like whether people gardened or had bird feeders), their neighborhoods, or the way they spent time outside of their neighborhoods (like hiking, picnicking, or hunting). The characteristics of their neighborhoods had the biggest effect on their probability of contracting a tick-borne disease.

Year of Publication
2019
Journal
BMC Infectious Diseases
Volume
19
Issue
1
Publisher
Springer Science and Business Media LLC
ISSN
1471-2334
https://www.caryinstitute.org/sites/default/files/public/reprints/fischhoff_et_al._2019_meta-analysis_of_residential_risk_factors.pdf
Related Project
The Tick ProjectThe Tick Project [Research]
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fischhoff_et_al._2019_meta-analysis_of_residential_risk_factors.pdf
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