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Dreger S, Krille L, Maier W, Pokora R, Blettner M, Zeeb H. Regional Deprivation and Non-Cancer Related Computed Tomography Use in Pediatric Patients in Germany: Cross-Sectional Analysis of Cohort Data. PLoS ONE: 11(4): e0153644.

Kauhl B, Schweikart J, Krafft T, Keste A, Moskwyn M.(2016). "Do the risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus vary by location? A spatial analysis of health insurance claims in Northeastern Germany using kernel density estimation and geographically weighted regression." International Journal of Health Geographics [Electronic Resource] 15(1): 38.


Ozegowski S, Sundmacher L. Understanding the gap between need and utilization in outpatient care--the effect of supply-side determinants on regional inequities. Health Policy 2014;114:54-63.

Vogt V, Siegel M, Sundmacher L. Examining regional variation in the use of cancer screening in Germany. Social Science & Medicine 2014;110:74-80.


Mikolajczyk RT, Schmedt N, Zhang J, Lindemann C, Langner I, Garbe E. Regional variation in caesarean deliveries in Germany and its causes. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2013;13:99.


Berger K. Local versus specialized treatment: the difficulty in interpreting regional variations in treatment. Deutsches Arzteblatt International 2011;108:583-4.

Glaesmer H, Wittig U, Braehler E, Martin A, Mewes R, Rief W. Health care utilization among first and second generation immigrants and native-born Germans: a population-based study in Germany. International Journal of Public Health 2011;56:541-8.

Sundmacher L, Busse R: The impact of physician supply on avoidable cancer mortality in Germany. Health Policy, 2011; 103:53-62.

Sundmacher L, Kimmerle J, Latzitis N, Busse R: Vermeidbare Sterbefalle in Deutschland: Raumliche Verteilung und ragionale Konzentrationen. (engl: Amenable mortality in Germany: spatial distribution and regional concentrations). Das Gesundheitswesen, 2011; 73(4): 229-37.


Heier M, Moebus S, Meisinger C, Jockel KH, Volzke H, Doring A, et al. Menopausal hormone therapy in Germany. Results of three national surveys from 1997 to 2003. Maturitas 2009 Jan 20;62(1):9-15.


Swart E, Deh U, Robra BP. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. (engl: Using claims data for small area analysis and controlling of hospital care). Bundesgesundheitsblatt-Gesundheitsforschung. 51 (2008): 1183-1192


With, K de, M Steib-Bauert, P Straach, and W V Kern. 2006. Is there significant regional variation in hospital antibiotic consumption in Germany? Infection 34:274-7.


Muller-Nordhorn J, Kulig M, Binting S, Voller H, Krobot KJ, Willich SN, et al. Regional variation in medication following coronary events in Germany. International Journal of Cardiology 2005 Jun 22;102(1):47-53.


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