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Description - Single Program Maps
GIS Maps (5/17/2006)
Prevention Center of Excellence, Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
Maps provide a visual picture of binary relationships within geographic locations in Maine among the following variables:
Prevention infrastructure data were obtained through telephone interview and web information collected by PCOE staff from October 13, 2005- October 25, 2005.
Maps 16-19 identify the coverage areas by township for each of the four core programs. Note that these maps are generated from geo-coded data, in this case on town-specific coverage as reported by each core program. Thus, individuals who are covered by these programs outside of the towns are not shown in the maps.
Map # 16 depicts the coverage area by township of the One Maine Partnerships. Population is based on township level of measurement.
Map # 17 depicts the coverage area by township of the Healthy Maine Partnership Programs. Population is based on township level of measurement.
Map # 18 depicts the coverage area by township of the Healthy Communities Program. Population is based on township level of measurement.
Map # 19 depicts the coverage area by township of the Communities for Children and Youth Program. Population is based on township level of measurement.
Census blocks: the smallest geographic area for which the Bureau of the Census collects and tabulates decennial census data, formed by streets, roads, railroads, streams and other bodies of water, other visible physical and cultural features, and the legal boundaries shown on Census Bureau maps. (www.census.gov/geo/www/GARM/Ch11GARM.pdf)
Valid percentage; the percentage of the total number of respondents for each item.(Depoy, E. and Gitlin, L. ( 2005) Introduction to research. St Louis, MO: Mosby.)
Minor civil divisions: the primary political or administrative divisions of a county. MCDs represent many different kinds of legal entities with a wide variety of governmental and/or administrative functions. MCDs include, among others, American Indian reservations, assessment districts, boroughs, precincts, towns, and townships. (www.library.wisc.edu/guides/govdocs/census/geog.htm)
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