Modelling the impact of socioeconomic structure on spatial health outcomes

  • Peter Congdon
  • Published 2009 in Computational Statistics & Data Analysis


A factor analytic model is proposed for the impact of spatially defined latent social constructs on area health outcomes (e.g. mortality or hospitalisation counts). The model has two components or sub-models. The first component is a social indicator measurement model using socioeconomic variables (e.g. from population censuses) as indicators of latent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.csda.2007.10.021


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