Data from: Disparities in influenza mortality and transmission related to sociodemographic factors within Chicago in the pandemic of 1918

Grantz KH, Rane MS, Salje H, Glass GE, Schachterle SE, Cummings DAT

Date Published: December 15, 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.48nv3

 

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Title 1918 Pandemic Influenza Mortality, Chicago USA
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Description Point location and week of epidemic of 8,031 influenza and pneumonia deaths recorded during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic within the city of Chicago. Data was digitized from 1920 City of Chicago Department of Health annual report Date last modified: 25-10-2016. Fields include: ID (FID), indicator of pneumonia (0 or 1, 0 indicates an influenza death, 1 an influenza and pneumonia death), x and y coordinates (with units in meters), and week (sequential week of epidemic). See paper for more details.
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Title Fine-scale sociodemographics of Chicago, USA, 1920
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Description Socio-demographic data (including population size, illiteracy, unemployment) of 496 census tracts within the City of Chicago. Data was collected from the 1920 national census.
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Title Shapefile of census tract boundaries in Chicago in 1920
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Description Shapefile of census tract boundaries in Chicago in 1920. File included in zip file include IL_tract_a.dbf, IL_tract_a.prj, IL_tract_a.sbn, IL_tract_a.sbx, IL_tract_a.shp, IL_tract_a.shp.xml, IL_tract_a.shx
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Grantz KH, Rane MS, Salje H, Glass GE, Schachterle SE, Cummings DAT (2016) Disparities in influenza mortality and transmission related to sociodemographic factors within Chicago in the pandemic of 1918. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113(48): 13839-13844. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1612838113

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Grantz KH, Rane MS, Salje H, Glass GE, Schachterle SE, Cummings DAT (2016) Data from: Disparities in influenza mortality and transmission related to sociodemographic factors within Chicago in the pandemic of 1918. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.48nv3
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