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Disease Mapping with WinBUGS and MLwiN

ISBN-10: 0470856041

ISBN-13: 9780470856048

Edition: 2004

Authors: Andrew B. Lawson, William J. Browne, Carmen L. Vidal Rodeiro

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List price: $145.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/12/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface
Notation
Standard notation for multilevel modelling
Spatial multiple-membership models and the MMMC notation
Standard notation for WinBUGS models
Disease mapping basics
Disease mapping and map reconstruction
Disease map restoration
Bayesian hierarchical modelling
Likelihood and posterior distributions
Hierarchical models
Posterior inference
Markov chain Monte Carlo methods
Metropolis and Metropolis-Hastings algorithms
Residuals and goodness of fit
Multilevel modelling
Continuous response models
Estimation procedures for multilevel models
Poisson response models
Incorporating spatial information
Discussion
WinBUGS basics
About WinBUGS
Start using WinBUGS
Specification of the model
Model fitting
Scripts
Checking convergence
Spatial modelling: GeoBUGS
Conclusions
MLwiN basics
About MLwiN
Getting started
Fitting statistical models
MCMC estimation in MLwiN
Spatial modelling
Conclusions
Relative risk estimation
Relative risk estimation using WinBUGS
Spatial prediction
An analysis of the Ohio dataset using MLwiN
Focused clustering: the analysis of putative health hazards
Introduction
Study design
Problems of inference
Modelling the hazard exposure risk
Models for count data
Bayesian models
Focused clustering in WinBUGS
Focused clustering in MLwiN
Ecological analysis
Introduction
Statistical models
WinBUGS analyses of ecological datasets
MLwiN analyses of ecological datasets
Spatially-correlated survival analysis
Survival analysis in WinBUGS
Survival analysis in MLwiN
Epilogue
WinBUGS code for focused clustering models
Falkirk example
Ohio example
S-Plus function for conversion to GeoBUGS format
Bibliography
Index