Published in Cancer Weekly, August 3rd, 2010
"Incidence summaries in the registry are grouped by 3-year periods. A disproportionately large frequency of zeros in the data leads to a lack of fit for Poisson models of relative risk. The aim of our analysis was to model the spatio-temporal variations of the disease taking into account some non-standard requirements, such as count data with many zeros and space-time interactions. For this...
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