terb {BayesGOF} R Documentation

Terbinafine trial data

Description

During several studies of the oral antifungal agent terbinafine, a proportion of the patients in the trial terminated treatment due to some adverse effects. In the data set, y_i is the number of terminated treatments and n_i is the total number of patients in the in the i^{th} trial.

Usage

data("terb")

Format

A data frame of (y_i, n_i) for i = 1,...,41.

y

number of patients who terminated treatment early in the i^{th} trial

n

total number of patients in the i^{th} clinical trial

Source

Young-Xu, Y. and Chan, K.A., 2008. "Pooling overdispersed binomial data to estimate event rate," BMC Medical Research Methodology, 8(1), p. 58.

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