Assessing performance of Q-statistics for identifying cancer clusters in residential histories using simulated clusters in US and Danish case-control studies

Chantel Sloan, PhD1, Geoffrey Jacquez, PhD2, Carolyn M. Gallagher, MPA, MPH3, Mary H. Ward, PhD4, Rikke Baastrup Nordsborg, MSc5, Ole Raaschou-Nielsen, PhD5 and Jaymie R. Meliker, PhD6
(1)Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, (2)BioMedware, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, (3)SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, (4)National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, (5)Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark, (6)Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY