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

From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Wed 19 Oct 2005 - 02:12:11 EST

On Wed, 19 Oct 2005, Tim Churches wrote:

> MJ Price, Social Medicine wrote:
>> 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.
>
> I don't recall seeing the Breslow-Day test anywhere in an R package, but
> the VCD package (available via CRAN) has a function called woolf_test()
> to calculate Woolf's test for homogeneity of ORs.
>

Both the (almost identical) meta-analysis packages also compute Woolf's test.

         -thomas



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