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Indigenous Australian household structure: a simple data collection tool and implications for close contact transmission of communicable diseases

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Preprint published today in @PeerJPreprints https://t.co/tCp7pqwfZF #Anthropology #Epidemiology #InfectiousDiseases #PublicHealth
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RT @MikeLydeamore: New preprint out now! Quantifying Indigenous Australian Household Structures and impacts for disease transmission: https…
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RT @MikeLydeamore: New preprint out now! Quantifying Indigenous Australian Household Structures and impacts for disease transmission: https…
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New preprint out now! Quantifying Indigenous Australian Household Structures and impacts for disease transmission: https://t.co/EM1S6qFGcV
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Supplemental Information

R_code

R code for figures and analysis

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3022v1/supp-1

Supplemental figures

Supplemental figures

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3022v1/supp-2

Raw data for household structure

The ethics review board has recently approved the provision of the de-identified raw dataset to be associated with the publication and for it to be made openly available.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3022v1/supp-4

Information brochure

Information brochure for participants in the Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3022v1/supp-5

Information sheet

Information sheet to accompany informed consent forms for the Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3022v1/supp-6

Additional Information

Competing Interests

Steven Y. C. Tong is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Thiripura Vino conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Gurmeet R Singh conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Belinda Davison contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Patricia T Campbell performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Michael Lydeamore performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Andrew Robinson reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jodie McVernon reviewed drafts of the paper.

Steven YC Tong conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Nicholas Geard conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Human Research Ethics Committee of NT Department of Health and Menzies School of Health Research

Funding

The project was supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grant (#1098319). SYCT is a NHMRC Career Development Fellow (#1065736). Data collection for the ABC study, GS and BD are supported by the NHMRC (#1046391). JM is supported by NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship (#1117140). AR is supported by Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis. TV and ML are supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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