Applications of extraction mapping in environmental epidemiology

A. B. Lawson, F. L. R. Williams

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    This paper discusses a new method which allows the extraction of a background disease rate from a data set consisting of spatial co-ordinates of morbidity or mortality events. We demonstrate its application with two data sets, one based on cancer registry data and the other on death certificates.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1249-1258
    Number of pages10
    JournalStatistics in Medicine
    Issue number13
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 1993


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