joinrate: Join ratetables

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joinrateR Documentation

Join ratetables

Description

The function joins two or more objects organized as ratetable by adding a new dimension.

Usage

joinrate(tables,dim.name="country")

Arguments

tables

a list of ratetables. If names are given, they are included as dimnames.

dim.name

the name of the added dimension.

Details

This function joins two or more ratetable objects by adding a new dimension. The cutpoints of all the rate tables are compared and only the common intervals kept. If the intervals defined by the cutpoints are not of the same length, a warning message is displayed. Each rate table must have 3 dimensions, i.e. age, sex and year (the order is not important).

Value

An object of class ratetable.

References

Package: Pohar M., Stare J. (2006) "Relative survival analysis in R." Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 81: 272-278.

Relative survival: Pohar, M., Stare, J. (2007) "Making relative survival analysis relatively easy." Computers in biology and medicine, 37: 1741-1749.

See Also

ratetable, transrate.hld, transrate.hmd, transrate.

Examples

#newpop <- joinrate(list(Arizona=survexp.az,Florida=survexp.fl,
#                   Minnesota=survexp.mn),dim.name="state")

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