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  1. Spatial statistical analysis of Chinese cancer mortality : a comparison study of the D statistic.

    Article - En anglais

    In this paper, we study a nonparametric spatial pattern test statistic, the D statistic.

    The D statistic is an effective test statistic for testing spatial patterns in regional health data.

    Comparison studies of the D statistic with fixed weights and random weights are illustrated on the atlas of the Chinese cancer mortality rates and on other cancer atlas.

    Some social, economic and environmental reasons for statistically significant spatial autocorrelations of the Chinese cancer mortality rates were given in the discussion section.

    The method for calculating the mean and the variance of the randomly weighted D statistic is given in the appendix.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Homme, Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Chine, Asie, Méthode statistique, Analyse spatiale, Région, Variation géographique, Test statistique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Human, Epidemiology, Mortality, China, Asia, Statistical method, Spatial analysis, Region, Geographical variation, Statistical test

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0051407

    Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 14/05/1998.