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date: 04 March 2021

Cusum 

Source:
A Dictionary of Epidemiology
Author(s):

Miquel Porta

Acronym for cumulative sum (of a series of measurements). A way to demonstrate a change in Trend or direction of a series of measurements. Calculation begins with a reference figure (e.g., the expected average measurement). As each new measurement is observed, the reference figure is subtracted, and a cumulative total is produced by adding each successive difference; this cumulative total is the CUSUM.... ...

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