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Table 2 Results of SaTScan tests that allow overlap among identified statistically significant clusters.

From: A procedure to characterize geographic distributions of rare disorders in cohorts

Study Region Units of analysis Highly significant clusters, p ≤ 0.01 Significant clusters, 0.01 < p ≤ 0.05 Maximum Relative Risk Accepted contributing clusters
   Count Population range Count Population   
RC A Set 11 3 8919, 25863 0 n.a. 2.27 2
  Set 22 2 16390, 27967 0 n.a. 1.91 1
  Points3 3 5, 7569 1 19963 2.74 2
RC B Set 11 0 n.a. 1 14197 1.48 0
  Set 22 0 n.a. 0 n.a. n.a. 0
  Points3 0 n.a. 1 9 63.66 0
  1. 1 Maximum unit population of 1,000.
  2. 2 Maximum unit population of 2,000.
  3. 3 Point analysis is only done with SaTScan
  4. Accepted contributing clusters have a p ≤ 0.05, RR ≥ 1.7 and birth population ≥ 1000.