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Research Article

Population Density, Water Supply, and the Risk of Dengue Fever in Vietnam: Cohort Study and Spatial Analysis

  • Wolf-Peter Schmidt,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Motoi Suzuki,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Vu Dinh Thiem,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Richard G. White,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Ataru Tsuzuki,

    Affiliation: Department of Vector Ecology and Environment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Lay-Myint Yoshida,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Hideki Yanai,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Ubydul Haque,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway

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  • Le Huu Tho,

    Affiliation: Khanh Hoa Health Service, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam

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  • Dang Duc Anh,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Koya Ariyoshi mail

    kari@nagasaki-u.ac.jp

    Affiliations: Department of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan, Global COE Program, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Published: August 30, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001082

About the Authors

Wolf-Peter Schmidt, Motoi Suzuki, Lay-Myint Yoshida, Hideki Yanai, Koya Ariyoshi
Department of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Vu Dinh Thiem, Dang Duc Anh
National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
Richard G. White
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Ataru Tsuzuki
Department of Vector Ecology and Environment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Ubydul Haque
Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway
Le Huu Tho
Khanh Hoa Health Service, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam
Koya Ariyoshi
Global COE Program, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: kari@nagasaki-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WPS MS KA UH AT DDA VDT HY LHT LMY. Performed the experiments: WPS MS UH AT RGW. Analyzed the data: WPS MS UH AT RGW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KA MS DDA LHT VDT HY LMY. Wrote the paper: WPS MS KA RGW. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: WPS MS KA UH AT DDA VDT HY LHT LMY RGW. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: WPS MS KA UH AT DDA VDT HY LHT LMY RGW.