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Volume 18, Number 10—October 2012

Research

Dengue Outbreaks in High-Income Area, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, 2003–2009

Chia-Hsien LinComments to Author , Karin L. Schiøler, Martin R. Jepsen, Chi-Kung Ho, Shu-Hua Li, and Flemming Konradsen
Author affiliations: University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (C.-H. Lin, K.L. Schiøler, M.R. Jepsen, F. Konradsen); National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (C.-H. Lin); Kaohsiung City Government, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (C.-K. Ho, S.-H. Li); Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City (C.-K. Ho); and National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung City (S.-H. Li)

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Table 4

Spatial autocorrelation of dengue incidence rates in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, 2003–2009

Year No. cases Moran’s I* p value†
2003 62 0.09 <0.001
2004 45 0.08 <0.001
2005 99 0.04 <0.001
2006 766 0.14 <0.001
2007 153 0.03 <0.001
2008 326 0.10 <0.001
2009 636 0.09 <0.001

*An index of spatial autocorrelation coefficient.
†p<0.05 indicated that the spatial pattern was nonrandom.

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