A Package for 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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2.19 by Bendix Carstensen, 2 months ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/Epi

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, plyr, Matrix, numDeriv, data.table, zoo

Depends on utils

Suggests mstate, nlme, lme4

Imported by Biograph, Greg, mafs, popEpi.

Depended on by bshazard, flexrsurv, minPtest, parcor.

Suggested by metafor, pander.

See at CRAN