graphPAF: Estimating and Displaying Population Attributable Fractions

graphPAFR Documentation

Estimating and Displaying Population Attributable Fractions


Estimation and display of various types of population attributable fraction and impact fractions. As well as the usual calculations of attributable fractions and impact fractions, functions are provided for attributable fraction nomograms and fan plots, continuous exposures, for pathway specific population attributable fractions, and for joint, average and sequential population attributable fractions.


Ferguson, J., O’Leary, N., Maturo, F., Yusuf, S. and O’Donnell, M., 2019. Graphical comparisons of relative disease burden across multiple risk factors. BMC medical research methodology, 19(1), pp.1-9

Ferguson, J., Maturo, F., Yusuf, S. and O’Donnell, M., 2020. Population attributable fractions for continuously distributed exposures. Epidemiologic Methods, 9(1).

Pathway specific Population attributable fractions. O’Connell, M.M. and Ferguson, J.P., 2022. IEA. International Journal of Epidemiology, 1, p.13.

Ferguson, J., O’Connell, M. and O’Donnell, M., 2020. Revisiting sequential attributable fractions. Archives of Public Health, 78(1), pp.1-9.

Ferguson, J., Alvarez-Iglesias, A., Newell, J., Hinde, J. and O’Donnell, M., 2018. Estimating average attributable fractions with confidence intervals for cohort and case–control studies. Statistical methods in medical research, 27(4), pp.1141-1152

graphPAF documentation built on Oct. 20, 2022, 5:06 p.m.

Related to graphPAF in graphPAF...