Using funnel plots in public health surveillance

  title={Using funnel plots in public health surveillance},
  author={Douglas C Dover and Donald Peter Schopflocher},
  booktitle={Population health metrics},
BACKGROUND Public health surveillance is often concerned with the analysis of health outcomes over small areas. Funnel plots have been proposed as a useful tool for assessing and visualizing surveillance data, but their full utility has not been appreciated (for example, in the incorporation and interpretation of risk factors). METHODS We investigate a… CONTINUE READING