R Dataset / Package HSAUR / aspirin

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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Aspirin Data

Description

Efficacy of Aspirin in preventing death after a myocardial infarct.

Usage

data("aspirin")

Format

A data frame with 7 observations on the following 4 variables.

dp

number of deaths after placebo.

tp

total number subjects treated with placebo.

da

number of deaths after Aspirin.

ta

total number of subjects treated with Aspirin.

Details

The data were collected for a meta-analysis of the effectiveness of Aspirin (versus placebo) in preventing death after a myocardial infarction.

Source

J. L. Fleiss (1993), The statistical basis of meta-analysis. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 2, 121–145.

Examples

  data("aspirin", package = "HSAUR")
  aspirin
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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