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Table 3 Spatial scan statistics for detecting local clusters in smoothed RR's

From: Geographical spread of gastrointestinal tract cancer incidence in the Caspian Sea region of Iran: Spatial analysis of cancer registry data

Cancer site Cluster type* p-value No. Cases No. Expected Mean inside** Mean outside** Location
Esophageal; Both Sexes M 0.001 459 257.0 1.74 0.82 Azadshahr, Gonbad, Kolaleh, Minoodasht
  S 0.001 147 107.3 1.51 0.94 Savadkouh
Esophageal; Male M 0.001 227 137.9 1.59 0.81 Azadshahr, Gonbad, Kolaleh, Minoodasht
  S 0.001 24 13.7 1.41 0.91 Savadkouh
Esophageal; Female M 0.001 232 119.1 1.83 0.84 Azadshahr, Gonbad, Kolaleh, Minoodasht
  S 0.001 123 93.6 1.29 0.97 Babol, Savadkouh
Stomach; Both Sexes M 0.001 1262 1038.6 1.51 0.80 Amol, Babol, Ghaemshahr, Jouybar, Sari, Savadkouh
  S 0.001 333 235.9 1.34 0.93 Gonbad, Minoodasht
  S 0.001 167 136.2 1.20 0.94 Ramsar, Tonekabon
Stomach; Male M 0.001 951 769.2 1.42 0.79 Amol, Babol, Ghaemshahr, Jouybar, Sari, Savadkouh
  S 0.001 206 168.8 1.17 0.92 Gonbad, Minoodasht
  S 0.001 114 97.2 1.14 0.92 Ramsar, Tonekabon
Stomach; Female M 0.001 311 269.4 1.64 0.85 Amol, Babol, Ghaemshahr, Jouybar, Sari, Savadkouh
  S 0.001 101 44.5 2.14 0.99 Gonbad
  S 0.001 53 39.0 1.28 1.02 Ramsar, Tonekabon
Colorectal; Both Sexes M 0.001 80 56.1 1.46 0.85 Ramsar, Tonekabon
  S 0.001 449 350.6 1.18 0.81 Babol, Babolsar, Ghaemshahr, Jouybar, Mahmoudabad, Sari
  S 0.001 147 83.8 1.67 0.87 Gorgan
Colorectal; Male M 0.001 289 219.9 1.26 0.78 Amol, Babol, Babolsar, Behshahr, Ghaemshahr, Jouybar
  S 0.001 81 44.8 1.65 0.86 Gorgan
  S 0.001 13 8.1 1.38 0.87 Ramsar
Colorectal; Female M 0.001 45 26.2 1.61 0.85 Ramsar, Tonekabon
  S 0.001 66 39.1 1.53 0.88 Gorgan
  S 0.001 213 173.8 1.16 0.85 Amol, Babol, Ghaemshahr, Sari, Savadkouh
Liver; Both Sexes M 0.001 12 5.2 1.91 0.84 Gorgan
  S 0.001 16 10.9 1.33 0.84 Ghaemshahr, Sari
  S 0.001 3 0.9 1.17 0.87 Ramsar
Liver; Male M 0.001 20 8.7 1.68 0.86 Gorgan
  S 0.001 30 18.1 1.28 0.86 Ghaemshahr, Sari
Liver; Female M 0.001 3 0.9 2.00 1.03 Ramsar
  S 0.001 12 5.2 1.78 1.04 Gorgan
  S 0.001 12 7.7 1.14 1.06 Sari, Savadkouh
Pancreas; Both Sexes M 0.001 12 7.8 1.95 0.91 Jouybar, Sari
Pancreas; Male M 0.001 15 5.0 1.21 1.01 Jouybar, Sari
  1. * M = most likely cluster; S = Secondary cluster.
  2. ** Mean of smoothed RR in wards inside and outside the circles generated by Sat Scan analysis.
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