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An analysis of the 1875-1877 scarlet fever epidemic of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
on national censuses, provincial vital death records and parish records suggest that the epidemic impacted the two main ethnic groups of the island, the Acadians and the Scots, in very different ways. Statistical analysis was done considering the temporal...
Computational linguistics using social media to understand immigrant sentiment in the United States
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] International migration is increasing throughout the world, including migration to the United States. This increase corresponds with a global rise in support for anti...
"Send only your serious cases" : delivering flu to Toronto: an anthropological analysis of the 1918-19 influenza epidemic in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This project looks at the 1918-19 pandemic influenza experience in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Based on historical records (most notably death registries and archival material) this work strives to understand the social, ...
Genetic variation and health in rural Caribbean village
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
Bwa Mawego is a small-scale horticultural community (~500 people) on the island of Dominica that has been the site of a longitudinal health research project for more than 30 years. Cardiovascular diseases and metabolic ...