Geographical Variation of Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Manitoba, Canada


We aimed to study the geographic variation in the incidence of COPD. We used health survey data (weighted to the population level) to identify 56,944 cases of COPD in Manitoba, Canada from 2001 to 2010. We used five cluster detection procedures, circular spatial scan statistic (CSS), flexible spatial scan statistic (FSS), Bayesian disease mapping (BYM… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/ijgi3031039


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