Multiple Imputation of Covariates by Substantive Model Compatible Fully Conditional Specification

Implements multiple imputation of missing covariates by Substantive Model Compatible Fully Conditional Specification. This is a modification of the popular FCS/chained equations multiple imputation approach, and allows imputation of missing covariate values from models which are compatible with the user specified substantive model.

smcfcs is an R package implementing Substantive Model Compatibly Fully Conditional Specification Multiple Imputation. Examples and further details are given in the package documentation and vignette.

To install the latest GitHub development version, run:




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1.3.0 by Jonathan Bartlett, 25 days ago,

Browse source code at

Authors: Jonathan Bartlett [aut, cre], Ruth Keogh [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports MASS, survival, VGAM, stats

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, mitools

See at CRAN