The use of quantile regression to forecast higher than expected respiratory deaths in a daily time series: a study of New York city data 1987-2000

Ireneous Ngmenlanaa Soyiri, Daniel Reidpath

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Abstract

Forecasting higher than expected numbers of health events provides potentially valuable insights in its own right, and may contribute to health services management and syndromic surveillance. This study investigates the use of quantile regression to predict higher than expected respiratory deaths.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere78215
Number of pages6
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume8
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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