Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health DataAn applicationbased introduction to the statistical analysis ofspatially referenced health data Sparked by the growing interest in statistical methods for theanalysis of spatially referenced data in the field of publichealth, Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Datafills the need for an introductory, applicationoriented text onthis timely subject. Written for practicing public healthresearchers as well as graduate students in related fields, thetext provides a thorough introduction to basic concepts and methodsin applied spatial statistics as well as a detailed treatment ofsome of the more recent methods in spatial statistics useful forpublic health studies that have not been previously coveredelsewhere. Assuming minimal knowledge of spatial statistics, the authorsprovide important statistical approaches for assessing suchquestions as:

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Contents
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3 Spatial Data  38 
4 Visualizing Spatial Data  68 
5 Analysis of Spatial Point Patterns  118 
6 Spatial Clusters of Health Events Point Data for Cases and Controls  155 
7 Spatial Clustering of Health Events Regional Count Data  200 
8 Spatial Exposure Data  272 
9 Linking Spatial Exposure Data to Health Events  325 
References  444 
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Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data Lance A. Waller,Carol A. Gotway No preview available  2004 
Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data Lance A. Waller,Carol A. Gotway No preview available  2004 