risks: Compute RR, OR, etc.

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References Examples

View source: R/risks.R

Description

The function computes relative risk (RR), odds ration (OR), and several other risk measures; see details.

Usage

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risks(p0, p1)

Arguments

p0

numeric vector of length 1: incidence of the outcome of interest in the nonexposed group.

p1

numeric vector of length 1: incidence of the outcome of interest in the exposed group.

Details

The function computes relative risk (RR), odds-ratio (OR), relative risk reduction (RRR) resp. relative risk increase (RRI), absolute risk reduction (ARR) resp. absolute risk increase (ARI), number needed to treat (NNT) resp. number needed to harm (NNH).

Value

Vector including several risk measures.

Author(s)

Matthias Kohl Matthias.Kohl@stamats.de

References

See for instance: Relative risk. (2016, November 4). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 19:58, November 4, 2016, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Relative_risk&oldid=747857409

Examples

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## See worked example in Wikipedia
risks(p0 = 0.4, p1 = 0.1)
risks(p0 = 0.4, p1 = 0.5)

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