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Table 3 The method of spatial analysis: summary on heterogeneity, clustering, and high-risk clusters

From: Impact of socioeconomic inequalities on geographic disparities in cancer incidence: comparison of methods for spatial disease mapping

Cancer Potthoff-Whittinghill Moran I EBI Poisson SpODT SATSCAN HBSM
Without covariate
 Lung Heterogeneity No clustering Clustering No clustering No cluster Two clusters Heterogeneity and clustering
 Prostate Heterogeneity Clustering Clustering No clustering Six clusters Five clusters Only clustering
 Colon rectum No heterogeneity No clustering No clustering No clustering No cluster Two clusters No heterogeneity and no clustering
 Bladder Heterogeneity No clustering Clustering No clustering One cluster No cluster Only clustering
With covariate
 Lung --- ---   No clustering No cluster No cluster Only heterogeneity
 Prostate --- ---   No clustering Five clusters No cluster Only clustering
 Colon rectum --- ---   No clustering No cluster No cluster No heterogeneity and no clustering
 Bladder --- ---   No clustering One cluster No cluster Only clustering