ALERT-package: The Above Local Elevated Respiratory illness Threshold...

Description Details Author(s) References See Also Examples

Description

A program that helps hospitals prospectively determine the start and end to a period of elevated influenza incidence in a community.

Details

Package: ALERT
Type: Package
Version: 1.0
Date: 2014-01-27
License: GPL-3

Use createALERT to get a simple projection for the upcoming flu season. Use robustALERT to cross-validate createALERT under a set of rules.

Author(s)

Nicholas G Reich, Stephen A Lauer, et al.

References

TBD

See Also

createALERT

Examples

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data(fluData)
## project the proper start date for the upcoming flu season
createALERT(data=fluData, firstMonth=8, lag=7, minWeeks=8, allThresholds=TRUE, k=2, target.pct=0.85)

## cross validate the above projection
robustALERT(minPercent=c(.8, .85, .9), maxDuration=c(12, 13, 14), data=fluData, firstMonth=8, lag=7, minWeeks=8, allThresholds=TRUE, k=2, target.pct=0.85)

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