Volume 21, Number 10—October 2015
Spatiotemporal Patterns of Schistosomiasis-Related Deaths, Brazil, 2000–2011
||No. observed/no. expected
|1||2001–2006||191||Paraiba, Pernambuco, Alagoas||Northeast||179.3||4.0||2,150/214.6||3,257.52||12.96||<0.001|
|2||2006–2011||996||Sergipe, Bahia, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro||Northeast, Central-West, Southeast||688.8||0.6||1,161/734.2||116.79||1.69||<0.001|
*Space-time scan statistic is described in the online technical appendix (http://wwwncd.cdc.gov/EID/article/21/10/14-1438-Techapp1.pdf). LLR, log- likelihood ratio test; munis, municipalities; RR, relative risk for the cluster compared with the rest of the country.
†The most likely or primary clusters (1) and secondary clusters (2 and 3) were detected by the LLR. The most likely cluster was defined as the one with the maximum LLR.
‡Average annual rate of death for schistosomiasis per 100,000 inhabitants during the cluster period.