Working with community organizations to evaluate potential disease clusters.
Increasingly, private citizens are organizing themselves to resist the intrusion of hazardous substances in their residential environments, or to promote the removal of the same.
This movement is the source of the acronym (NIMBY-Not In My Back Yard).
In North Carolina, the Cancer Surveillance Section has several experiences working with such community organizations.
We have developed a commentary of our experience and observations on some of the characteristics that are more conducive to successful endeavors to resolve perception of increased health risk.
Advantages and disadvantages of joint (health agency/concerned citizens group) studies or surveys are described.
Mots-clés Pascal : Surveillance sanitaire, Homme, Analyse statistique, Epidémiologie, Tumeur maligne, Coopération, Analyse amas, Caroline du Nord, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sanitary surveillance, Human, Statistical analysis, Epidemiology, Malignant tumor, Cooperation, Cluster analysis, North Carolina, United States, North America, America
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0641587
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.