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From: Feasibility and utility of mapping disease risk at the neighbourhood level within a Canadian public health unit: an ecological study

Figure 1

Box plot of SIR variation at the DA level for male lung cancer and prostate cancer raw SIRs, BYM smoothed SIRs and household income adjusted, BYM smoothed SIRs. The length of the rectangular box represents the interquartile range (25th percentile to the 75th percentile), the line in the box represents the median value, the filled circles within the box represent the mean value, the lower whisker extends to the first quartile minus 1.5 times the interquartile range, the upper whisker extends to the upper quartile plus 1.5 times the interquartile range, the unfilled circles represent those data points that are beyond the upper whisker, and the dashed line at 1.0 represents the provincial average. The y-axis scale was reduced to improve the visibility of the box plot, and resulted in the removal of three extreme values from LungSIR and one extreme value from ProstateSIR.

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