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Table 2 Detected outbreaks of Respiratory based on daily syndromic surveillance data in eastern Massachusetts during August 1–30, 2005.

From: A flexibly shaped space-time scan statistic for disease outbreak detection and monitoring

Day zip codes cluster period cases expected llr R.I.(p-value)
Respiratory:       
- flexible       
   Aug.12 01720, 01742, 01752, 01754, 01772, 01775, 01776, 01778, 02451, 02462, 02481, 02493 Aug.11–12 42 12.452 17.635 2.7 years (0.001)
   Aug.13 01720, 01742, 01749, 01752, 01754, 01772, 01775, 01776, 01778, 02451, 02462, 02481, 02493 Aug.11–13 46 14.950 16.634 333 days (0.003)
   Aug.14 01720, 01742, 01749, 01752, 01754, 01772, 01775, 01776, 01778, 02451, 02462, 02481, 02493 Aug.11–14 49 16.957 15.927 250 days (0.004)
   Aug.15 01702, 01720, 01742, 01749, 01752, 01754, 01772, 01775, 01776, 01778, 02481, 02493 Aug.10–15 72 29.975 16.726 1.4 years (0.002)
- cylindrical       
   Aug.12 01701, 01702, 01718, 01719, 01720, 01742, 01749, 01752, 01754, 01772, 01773, 01775, 01776, 01778, 02451, 02453, 02481, 02493 Aug.11–12 51 20.036 12.688 2.7 years (0.001)
   Aug.13 01701, 01702, 01718, 01719, 01720, 01742, 01749, 01752, 01754, 01772, 01773, 01775, 01776, 01778, 02451, 02453, 02481, 02493 Aug.11–13 55 23.768 10.945 91 days (0.011)
   Aug.14 01701, 01702, 01718, 01719, 01720, 01742, 01749, 01752, 01754, 01772, 01773, 01775, 01776, 01778, 02451, 02453, 02481, 02493 Aug.11–14 59 26.959 10.221 30 days (0.033)
   Aug.15 01701, 01702, 01718, 01719, 01720, 01742, 01749, 01752, 01754, 01772, 01773, 01775, 01776, 01778, 02451, 02453, 02481, 02493 Aug.11–15 82 40.981 11.662 200 days (0.005)