Re: [R] Efficient ways of finding functions and Breslow-Day test for homogeneity of the odds ratio

From: Marc Schwartz (via MN) <>
Date: Wed 19 Oct 2005 - 01:00:56 EST

On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 14:27 +0100, MJ Price, Social Medicine wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have been trying to find a function to calculate the Breslow-Day test for
> homogeneity of the odds ratio in R. I know the test can be preformed in SAS
> but i was wondering if anyone could help me to perform this in r.
> In addition i have the fullrefman file to search for functions in the basic
> R packages, does anyone have any suggestions of an efficient way of
> searching for functions in the other add-on packages on the website?
> Thanks in advance
> Malcolm

RSiteSearch("Breslow"), which will perform a search of the e-mail list archives and other online documentation, reveals this post:

which in turn leads to this code:

There is also code for the Woolf test in ?mantelhaen.test

Further searches can be conducted using"Keyword"), which will search your installed set of packages.

See ? and ?RSiteSearch for more help on these.

HTH, Marc Schwartz mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Wed Oct 19 01:19:26 2005

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