Analysing Seasonal Health Data (Statistics for Biology and by Adrian G. Barnett,Annette J. Dobson

By Adrian G. Barnett,Annette J. Dobson

Seasonal styles were present in a awesome diversity of medical conditions, together with start defects, respiration infections and heart problems. effectively estimating the scale and timing of seasonal peaks in disorder prevalence is an relief to figuring out the motives and probably to constructing interventions. With international warming expanding the depth of seasonal climate styles world wide, a overview of the tools for estimating seasonal results on health and wellbeing is timely.


This is the 1st booklet on statistical tools for seasonal facts written for a future health viewers. It describes equipment for a number results (including non-stop, count number and binomial information) and demonstrates applicable concepts for summarising and modelling those information. It has a realistic concentration and makes use of fascinating examples to encourage and illustrate the tools. The statistical techniques and instance info units come in an R package deal referred to as ‘season’.

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