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Figure 2

From: Geographical, temporal and racial disparities in late-stage prostate cancer incidence across Florida: A multiscale joinpoint regression analysis

Figure 2

Illustration of joinpoint regression model. Annual proportions of prostate cancer late-stage cases were computed for white males 65 years and over that were diagnosed over the period 1981-2007 within Florida. The segmented regression model (solid line) includes two joinpoints (τ) that correspond to years of statistically significant changes in rate trend: 1989 and 2000. The parameters β are the slopes of the successive segments.

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