Gut 16:454-457 doi:10.1136/gut.16.6.454
  • Research Article

Crohn's disease in Nottingham: a search for time-space clustering.


All cases of Crohn's disease in the Nottingham area were ascertained and the date and place of domicile and work at the time of onset of symptoms noted. Applying the Knox and Pike and Smith tests for clustering of patients in time and space, no significant results were observed. Further analysis of differences in time-space clustering between a group of patients and matched controls is in hand.