Computes confidence intervals for the rate (or risk) difference ("RD") or ratio ("RR") for independent binomial proportions or Poisson rates, or for odds ratio ("OR", binomial only). Also confidence intervals for a single binomial or Poisson rate. Includes asymptotic score methods including skewness corrections, which have been developed from Miettinen & Nurminen (1985) and Gart & Nam (1988) . Also includes MOVER methods (Method Of Variance Estimates Recovery), derived from the Newcombe method but using equal-tailed Jeffreys intervals. Also methods for stratified calculations (e.g. meta-analysis), either assuming fixed effects or incorporating stratum heterogeneity.

Documentation

Manual: ratesci.pdf
Vignette: None available.

Maintainer: Pete Laud <p.j.laud at sheffield.ac.uk>

Author(s): Pete Laud*

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:

install.packages("ratesci")

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Version 0.1-0
Published 2016-11-13
License GPL-3
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Package source ratesci_0.1-0.tar.gz