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Old 02-16-2009, 04:21 PM
Andreas Tille
Default Bug#515641: ITP: r-cran-epi -- GNU R epidemiological analysis

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de>

* Package name : r-cran-epi
Version : 1.0.8
Upstream Author : Bendix Carstensen <bxc at steno.dk>
* URL : http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/
* License : GPL2+
Programming Lang: R
Description : GNU R epidemiological analysis
Functions for demographic and epidemiological analysis in the Lexis diagram,
i.e. register and cohort follow-up data, including interval censored data and
representation of multistate data. Also some useful functions for tabulation
and plotting. Contains some epidemiological datasets.
The Epi package is mainly focused on "classical" chronic disease epidemiology.
The package has grown out of the course Statistical Practice in Epidemiology
using R (see http://www.pubhealth.ku.dk/~bxc/SPE).
There is A short introduction to R for Epidemiology available at
Beware that the pages 38-120 of this is merely the manual pages for the Epi
Epi is not the only R-package for epidemiological analysis, a package with
more affinity to infectious disease epidemiology is the epitools package
which is also evailable in Debian.
Epi is used in the Department of Biostatistics of the University of Copenhagen.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (501, 'testing'), (50, 'unstable'), (5, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

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