Global Perspectives on Health Geography

The Atlas of Health Inequalities in Japan

Editors: Nakaya, Tomoki, Ito, Yuri (Eds.)

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  • Presents maps depicting the contemporary health of the Japanese population
  • Discusses various cutting-edge methods in spatial epidemiology
  • Highlights geographical aspects of social gradients in health
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価格の適用国: Japan (日本円価格は個人のお客様のみ有効) (小計)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-22707-4
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This new health atlas of Japan presents a series of maps about the health of the contemporary Japanese population, i.e. detailed maps of health indicators in small areas using cartograms. This is the first comprehensive small-area based health atlas about contemporary Japan using vital statistics from 1995-2014. Each map is supplemented with concise explanations written by leading epidemiologists and health geographers in Japan. The book employs various cutting-edge methods in spatial epidemiology, Bayesian spatial smoothing for the reliable mapping of mortality indices,  advanced cartographic transformations using the concept of aerial cartograms, and summary statistics of socioeconomic health inequalities. The atlas highlights geographical aspects of social gradients in health by comparing mortality maps with distribution of deprivation index during the recent long-lasting economic stagnation period of Japan known as the lost decades. This health atlas will be a useful resource for international comparisons between Japan and other advanced countries in terms of health and related socioeconomic disparities between regions. It will be of interest to public health practitioners, administrators, researchers and students working on health geography and public health.

著者について

Dr. Tomoki Nakaya is a Professor of Environmental Geography in the Department of Frontier Science for Advanced Environment at Tohoku University, Japan. Dr. Nakaya has authored about 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, over 40 book chapters, and co-edited 3 volumes. His research interests include statistical modelling and GIS in human geography, spatial epidemiology, and health GIS. 

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

書籍の購入

イーブック ¥13,727
価格の適用国: Japan (日本円価格は個人のお客様のみ有効) (小計)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-22707-4
  • ウォーターマーク付、 DRMフリー
  • ファイル形式: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
ハードカバー ¥24,309
価格の適用国: Japan (日本円価格は個人のお客様のみ有効) (小計)
ソフトカバー ¥17,159
価格の適用国: Japan (日本円価格は個人のお客様のみ有効) (小計)
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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Atlas of Health Inequalities in Japan
Editors
  • Tomoki Nakaya
  • Yuri Ito
Series Title
Global Perspectives on Health Geography
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
イーブック ISBN
978-3-030-22707-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-22707-4
ハードカバー ISBN
978-3-030-22706-7
ソフトカバー ISBN
978-3-030-22709-8
Series ISSN
2522-8005
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 343
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 335 illustrations in colour
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