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Table 2 Summary of the spatial overlay analysis of the ‘risk areas’ with the significant tolerance contours (α = .05): Sensitivity, specificity, and the positive likelihood ratio (LR+) are presented as area ratios

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

Bandwidth Cancer type Sensitivity Specificity LR+
Adaptive Lung cancer (male) 0.33 0.93 4.71
Lung cancer (female) 0.38 0.90 3.80
Breast cancer (female) 0.21 0.83 1.24
Prostate cancer 0.24 0.78 1.09
Cancer all (male) 0.34 0.85 2.27
Cancer all (female) 0.34 0.85 2.27
Fixed Lung cancer (male) 0.30 0.92 3.75
Lung cancer (female) 0.33 0.92 4.13
Breast cancer (female) 0.20 0.87 1.54
Prostate cancer 0.17 0.78 0.77
Cancer all (male) 0.30 0.91 3.33
Cancer all (female) 0.26 0.89 2.36