extractDemographics: Extract demographics

Description Usage Arguments Value

Description

Extracts patient demographics from the Diamonds database and returns a data frame.

Usage

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extractDemographics(connection, patients = NULL, n = -1)

Arguments

connection

ODBC connection object returned by dbConnect.

patients

A character vector of patient medical record numbers. If no limit is desired then set as NULL.

n

Number of records to retrieve. Use n = -1 to retrieve all records.

Value

Returns a data frame with patient demographics from the Diamonds database. PatientAge and PatientAgeGroup are added columns calculated from today's date. RacialGroup column is also added which aggregates similar races into a single group.


davidcoffey/Diamonds documentation built on June 23, 2019, 7:43 a.m.