Background: Epidemiologic studies are often confounded by the human and
environmental interactions that are complex and dynamic spatio-temporal processes.
Hence, it is difficult to discover nuances in the data and generate pertinent
hypotheses. Dynamic mapping, a method to simultaneously visualize temporal and
spatial information, was int... read moreroduced to elucidate such complexities. A conceptual
framework for dynamic mapping regarding principles and implementation methods was
Keywords: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services, Federal Information Processing Standard code,
Geographic Information System, International Classification of Diseases, Ninth
Revision, Clinical Modification, Preparation for Instruction of Science & Math,
The United States, Zoning Improvement Plan code.