How Comparable Are Incidences From Different Regions

Streuspanne – Statistik und ihre Kuriositäten / June 07, 2021

Having dealt with apparent contradictions between statistical measures in the last blog post, we now delve deeper into how local incidences are determined. There have been occasional criticisms in the German media that the incidences reported by the RKI are too low in some counties. We want to address the question: How large is this effect and how comparable are incidences in different regions?