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Table 4 Results of MEET global clustering test and the primary cluster reported by FleXScan.

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

   MEET FleXScan Primary Cluster
Study Region Units of analysis adj p value p value Population Relative Risk Accepted contributing cluster
RC A Set 11 0.264 0.001 5357 2.94 Yes
  Set 22 0.292 0.001 12814 2.15 Yes
RC B Set 11 0.181 0.037 6680 1.80 Yes
  Set 22 0.172 0.006 10498 1.69 No
  1. 1 Maximum unit population of 1,000.
  2. 2 Maximum unit population of 2,000
  3. FleXScan does not allow overlap among identified clusters. Accepted contributing clusters have a p ≤ 0.05, RR ≥ 1.7 and birth population ≥ 1000.