fmsb: Functions for Medical Statistics Book with some Demographic Data

Several utility functions for the book entitled "Practices of Medical and Health Data Analysis using R" (Pearson Education Japan, 2007) with Japanese demographic data and some demographic analysis related functions.

AuthorMinato Nakazawa <>
Date of publication2015-09-11 08:04:25
MaintainerMinato Nakazawa <>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)

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CM: Coale and McNeil's model nupitiality and its fitting

CronbachAlpha: Calculate Cronbach's alpha coefficient.

CT: Coale and Trussell's model marital fertility and its fitting

Denny: Denny's model mortality for lx and its fitting

geary: Geary's test for normality about kurtosis.

GompertzMakeham: Gompertz-Makeham's model mortality for u(x) and its fitting

gstem: Draw the stem and leaf plot in a graphic device.

Hadwiger: Hadwiger's model fertility and its fitting

JASM: Japanese mortality data

Jfert: Age-specific fertility rates and age-specific marital...

Jlife: Completed lifetables in Japan.

Jpop: Japanese population data

Jpopl: Japanese population data (unshrunken version)

Jvital: Longitudinal data of several vital statistics in Japan

Jvital2013byPref: Cross sectional data of several vital statistics in Japan...

Kappatest: Calculate Cohen's kappa statistics for agreement

lifetable: Lifetable functions with mutual conversions

mhchart: Draw maternity history charts.

Nagelkerke: Calculate Nagelkerke's R squared.

oddsratio: Calculate odds ratio and its confidence intervals

pairwisefisher: Exact version of pairwise.prop.test

percentile: Convert numeric vector into its percentile

pvalueplot: Drawing p-value function plot by a cross table

radarchart: Drawing radar chart (a.k.a. spider plot)

ratedifference: Calculate incidence rate difference and its confidence...

rateratio: Calculate incidence rate ratio and its confidence intervals

riskdifference: Calculate risk difference and its confidence intervals

riskratio: Calculate risk ratio and its confidence intervals

roc: Calculate Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) curve

S60MPJ: Model population of Japan in Showa 60 (1985)

Siler: Siler's model mortality for qx and its fitting

SIQR: Calculate semi-interquartile range

truemedian: Calculate true median for data with ties.

VIF: Calculate variance inflation factor (VIF) from the result of...

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