kdplus.test performs a global test of clustering for comparing cases and controls using the method of Diggle and Chetwynd (1991). It relies on the difference in estimated K functions.
A list providing the observed test statistic (
kdplus) and the estimate p-value
Waller, L.A. and Gotway, C.A. (2005). Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. Diggle, Peter J., and Amanda G. Chetwynd. "Second-order analysis of spatial clustering for inhomogeneous populations." Biometrics (1991): 1155-1163.
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