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Agricultural, socioeconomic and environmental variables as risks for human verotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) infection in Finland

Katri Jalava*, Jukka Ollgren, Marjut Eklund, Anja Siitonen and Markku Kuusi

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Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:275  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-275

Published: 18 October 2011

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Variables included in the modelling study and their sources. List of agricultural, socioeconomic and environmental variables used in the present study.

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The statistical hurdle model for the VTEC infections. The statistical hurdle model in detail used in the present study.

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Winbugs code for the hurdle model. Winbugs code for the model used in the present study. This file can be viewed with Winbugs (http://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/bugs/winbugs/contents.shtml webcite)

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