[EpiData-list] R, EpiInfo and opensource software

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Thu Sep 23 22:11:04 CDT 2010


The several R packages available for epidemiology are pretty handy:

epitools  http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/epitools/index.html
epicalc  http://cran.r-project.org/doc/contrib/Epicalc_Book.pdf
epi

--Chris Ryan

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
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> . . . That's fine for analysis, and there are many analyses, especially modelling, that I would do in R by preference. However, I would never try to produce a food-specific attack rate table or even attempt to manage outbreak data in R. 
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> I am also intrigued by the possibilities, as Pedro points out, once EpiData source is released and a means of plugging in other functions is available. That way, it should be relatively easy to have R do some difficult things in the background while the user can take advantage of the EpiData interface.
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> Jamie
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> On 2010-09-23, Pedro wrote:
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