Statistical Analysis in Epidemiology

Functions for demographic and epidemiological analysis in the Lexis diagram, i.e. register and cohort follow-up data, in particular representation, manipulation and simulation of multistate data - the Lexis suite of functions, which includes interfaces to 'mstate', 'etm' and 'cmprsk' packages. Also contains functions for Age-Period-Cohort and Lee-Carter modeling and a function for interval censored data and some useful functions for tabulation and plotting, as well as a number of epidemiological data sets.


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2.44 by Bendix Carstensen, a year ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Bendix Carstensen [aut, cre] , Martyn Plummer [aut] , Esa Laara [ctb] , Michael Hills [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Survival Analysis

GPL-2 license

Imports cmprsk, etm, splines, MASS, survival, purrr, plyr, dplyr, Matrix, numDeriv, data.table, zoo, mgcv

Depends on utils

Suggests mstate, nlme, lme4, popEpi

Imported by Greg, codeCollection, popEpi, pubh.

Depended on by bshazard, cohorttools, dani, flexrsurv.

Suggested by biostat3, fmsb, metafor, pander, shinyPredict.

See at CRAN