Journal article

Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology Reporting Standards (ISLE-ReSt) statement

Peng Jia, Chao Yu, Justin Remais, Alfred Stein, Yu Liu, Ross C Brownson, Jeroen Lakerveld, Tong Wu, Lijian Yang, Melody Smith, Sherif Amer, Jamie Pearce, Yan Kestens, Mei-Po Kwan, Shengjie Lai, Fei Xu, Xi Chen, Andrew Rundle, Qian Xiao, Hong Xue Show all

Health & Place | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Spatial lifecourse epidemiology is an interdisciplinary field that utilizes advanced spatial, location-based, and artificial intelligence technologies to investigate the long-term effects of environmental, behavioural, psychosocial, and biological factors on health-related states and events and the underlying mechanisms. With the growing number of studies reporting findings from this field and the critical need for public health and policy decisions to be based on the strongest science possible, transparency and clarity in reporting in spatial lifecourse epidemiologic studies is essential. A task force supported by the International Initiative on Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology (ISLE) identi..

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Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology of China


Awarded by Key Laboratory of Population Defects Intervention Technology of Henan Province


Awarded by Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was funded in part by research grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (11771240, 81703279), the State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology of China (SKLURE20182-5), the National Health Commission Key Laboratory of Birth Defects Prevention, the Key Laboratory of Population Defects Intervention Technology of Henan Province (ZD201905), the Medical Research Council (MC_UP_12015/6), and the UKCRC Public Health Research Centre of Excellence. Funding from the British Heart Foundation, Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council, National Institute for Health Research, and the Wellcome Trust, under the auspices of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration, is also gratefully acknowledged. Peng Jia, Director of the International Initiative on Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology (ISLE), thanks Lorentz Centre, the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the West China School of Public Health in Sichuan University, for funding the ISLE and supporting ISLE's research activities.