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An innovative application of Bayesian disease mapping methods to patient safety research: a Canadian adverse medical event study.

MacNab YC, Kmetic A, Gustafson P, et al. Statistics in medicine. 2006;25:3960-80.

The authors describe the application of Bayesian statistical methods to assess adverse medical events. In this Canadian patient population, they found geographic variation in adverse events and a relationship between such events and socioeconomic characteristics.