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Table 1 Estimated bandwidths [m] and nearest neighborhood ratios (NN-ratio)

From: Comparing adaptive and fixed bandwidth-based kernel density estimates in spatial cancer epidemiology

  N Fixed bandwidth Adaptive bandwidth Nearest Neighbour ratio
Cancer type N f = N g OS h(pooled) LSCV h(f) LSCV h(g) OS’ h(pooled) f(NN_ratio) g(NN_ratio)
Lung cancer (male) 4826 6802.04 918.08 637.53 7635.04 0.36 0.47
Lung cancer (female) 1189 8753.08 1008.07 873.61 9825.00 0.41 0.55
Breast cancer (female) 5628 6881.42 840.50 566.05 7724.13 0.35 0.46
Prostate cancer 2926 7839.94 713.21 713.50 8800.03 0.40 0.39
Cancer all (male) 20213 5438.46 522.82 530.88 6104.47 0.32 0.42
Cancer all (female) 18019 5642.10 564.36 529.21 6333.01 0.30 0.42
  1. ‘Pooled’ refers to entire sample, ‘f’ refers to cases and ‘g’ refers to control sample.