Document Type

Working Paper

Date of this Version

1-2014

Comments

At the time of publication, author Yong Chen was affiliated with The University of Texas. Currently, he is a faculty member at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Abstract

This paper describes the core features of the R package mmeta, which implements the exact posterior inference of odds ratio, relative risk, and risk difference given either a single 2 x 2 table or multiple 2 x 2 tables when the risks within the same study are independent or correlated.

Keywords

Appell function, Bayesian inference, bivariate beta-binomial, exact distribution, hypergeoneometric function, Sarmanov family

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Date Posted: 04 August 2017