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Spatial heterogeneity in Bayesian disease mapping
© 2018, The Author(s). Disease mapping applications generally assume homogeneous regression effects and use random intercepts to account for residual spatial dependence. However, there may be local variation in the association ...
Explaining variations in obesity and inactivity between US metropolitan areas
© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. This paper discusses measurement of the main dimensions of the urban environment that have been proposed as relevant to explaining geographic variations in obesity and ...
Area variations in multiple morbidity using a life table methodology.
Analysis of healthy life expectancy is typically based on a binary distinction between health and ill-health. By contrast, this paper considers spatial modelling of disease free life expectancy taking account of the number ...
Spatial variation in attributable risks.
The attributable risk (AR) measures the contribution of a particular risk factor to a disease, and allows estimation of disease rates specific to that risk. While previous studies consider variability in ARs over demographic ...