Geostatistical analysis of health data with different levels of spatial aggregation.

@article{Goovaerts2012GeostatisticalAO,
  title={Geostatistical analysis of health data with different levels of spatial aggregation.},
  author={Pierre Goovaerts},
  journal={Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={83-92}
}
This paper presents a geostatistical approach to combine two geographical sets of area-based data into the mapping of disease risk, with an application to the rate of prostate cancer late-stage diagnosis in North Florida. This methodology is used to combine individual-level data assigned to census tracts for confidentiality reasons with individual-level data that were allocated to ZIP codes because of incomplete geocoding. This form of binomial kriging, which accounts for the population size… CONTINUE READING

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