Mapping disease and mortality rates using empirical Bayes estimators.

@article{Marshall1991MappingDA,
  title={Mapping disease and mortality rates using empirical Bayes estimators.},
  author={Robert J Marshall},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C, Applied statistics},
  year={1991},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={283-94}
}
  • Robert J Marshall
  • Published 1991 in
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series…
"Methods for estimating regional mortality and disease rates, with a view to mapping disease, are discussed. A new empirical Bayes estimator, with parameters simply estimated by moments, is proposed and compared with iterative alternatives suggested by Clayton and Kaldor." The author develops a local shrinkage estimator in which a crude disease rate is shrunk toward a local, neighborhood rate. The estimators are compared using simulations and an empirical example based on infant mortality data… CONTINUE READING
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