Table 2

Detroit urban classes with WNV human case rates from 2002

Urban Class

Brief Description

Detroit with National Land Cover Data


% of tracts

N WNV

Population

WNV per 100 K


1

City, Low Income

27.3%

97 (19.7%)

967,645

10.02

2

Inner suburbs I – 60s Suburbs

19.7%

124 (25.2%)

806,614

15.37

3

Inner Suburb II – 40s-50s

23.7%

187 (37.9%)

821,700

22.76

4

Outer suburbs I

11.2%

30 (6.1%)

506,780

5.92

5

Outer suburbs II

18.0%

55 (11.2%)

650,756

8.45

OVERALL

100

493 (100.0%)

3,753,495

13.13


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

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