Tests for Space-Time Clustering
In a search for evidence that a disease such as leukemia is indeed an infectious disease, perhaps of viral etiology, interest will focus on whether or not the disease cases occur in clusters. In this case, a cluster will constitute a group of cases that are close both in space and time, which is called space-time clustering or space-time
KeywordsMantel Test Null Distribution Poisson Approximation Edge Correction Test Goal
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