Table 1

Chicago urban classes with WNV human case rates from 2002

Urban Class

Brief Description

Chicago with Land Cover of Illinois

Chicago with National Land Cover Data


% of tracts

N WNV

Population

WNV per 100 K

% of tracts

N WNV

Population

WNV per 100 K


1

City, Low Income

31.8

99 (15.2%)

1,677,454

5.90

31.9

98 (15.1%)

1,526,551

6.42

2

City, High Income

15.8

25 (3.8%)

894,010

2.80

26.2

132 (20.3)

1,671,026

7.90

3

Inner Suburb

26.2

404 (62.2%)

1,777,327

22.78

26.4

363 (55.8%)

1,895,900

19.15

4

Outer Suburb

19.6

115 (17.6%)

1,819,621

6.32

11.1

50 (7.7%)

1,122,668

4.45

5

Urban No-man's

6.6

7 (1.1%)

112,456

6.22

4.4

7 (1.1%)

64,723

10.82

OVERALL

100

650 (100.0%)

6,280,868

10.35

100

650 (100.0%)

6,280,868

10.35


Ruiz et al. International Journal of Health Geographics 2007 6:10   doi:10.1186/1476-072X-6-10

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