Table 2

Validation of the ten propositions proposed in this paper with the eight case studies included in the review

WNV Senegal

TBE Latvia

Sandflies Pyrenees

RVF Senegal

WNF Camargue

PUUV Belgium

Lyme Belgium

Malaria Camargue


1. Landscape attributes

E

E

+

E

E

E

E

+


2. Spatial configuration

E

E

+

E

E


3. Habitat connectivity

E

+

E


4. Species associations

+

+

E

+

+


5. Transmission paths

+

E

+


6. Multiple scales

E

E

+

E


7. Concentration, diffusion

E

+

E


8. Land use

E

E

E

+


9. Land ownership

E


10. Human behaviour

E

E

E

E


E: empirical evidence from that case study

+: case study is consistent with the proposition, based on the literature

-: case study is in disagreement the with proposition, based on the literature

Lambin et al. International Journal of Health Geographics 2010 9:54   doi:10.1186/1476-072X-9-54

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