bupdat: Data on bupropion and sudden death

bupdatR Documentation

Data on bupropion and sudden death


The data comprise simulated data on bupropion and sudden death. There are 121 cases. The start of observation coincides with age at first bupropion prescription; the nominal end of observation is age on 11 November 2003 (day 1136). Ages are in days.




A data frame containing 121 rows and 4 columns. The column names are 'case' (individual identifier), 'date' (date of first bupropion prescription, day 0 = 1 October 2000), 'bup' (age at first bupropion prescription), 'death' (age at sudden death).


Hubbard R., Lewis S., West J., Smith C., Godfrey C., Smeeth L., Farrington P. and Britton J. (2005). Bupropion and the risk of sudden death: a self-controlled case series analysis using The Health Improvement Network. Thorax 60, 848-850.

SCCS documentation built on July 5, 2022, 5:05 p.m.