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Table 2 Global univariate Moran's I values for different neighbourhood relationships

From: A spatial epidemiological analysis of self-rated mental health in the slums of Dhaka

Neighbourhood relationship Beguntila Bishil/Sarag Abdullapur East Kunipara Adabar Buhiapara
  Young adults Males Females Young adults Middle aged adults Females Middle aged adults Young adults Total sample
Nearest neighbours
3 nn 0.16* 0.19** 0.12* 0.12* . . . . .
  (8.5) (11.4) (10.8) (9)      
5 nn 0.16** 0.17** . 0.1* . . . . .
  (10.4) (14.7)   (11.6)      
10 nn 0.13** 0.01*** . . . 0.06* 0.09* . .
  (14.2) (20.5)     (35.2) (57)   
Fixed distance
30 m 0.1*** . . . . . . . .
60 m 0.05** 0.13*** . 0.05** . . . . .
90 m . 0.12*** . 0.03* 0.09** . . 0.02* 0.02*
  1. Significance levels: < 0.001 '***', < 0.01 '**', < 0.05 '*', > 0.05 '.'
  2. Global Moran's I values for those slums and population groups which were significant under a Monte Carlo test with 9,999 permutations (p < 0.05). We only report positive Moran values, i.e., those revealing global spatial clustering. For nearest neighbour-based distances, we report in parentheses the average distance-per-slum in metres. Note that the strongest values occur with three nearest neighbours. We thus used this neighbourhood relationship in the subsequent bivariate Moran's I analysis.