CARE1-package {CARE1}R Documentation

Statistical package for population size estimation in capture-recapture models.


The R package CARE1, the first part of the program CARE (Capture-Recapture) in, can be used to analyze epidemiological data via sample coverage approach (Chao et al. 2001a). Based on the input of records from several incomplete lists (or samples) of individuals, the R package CARE1 provides output of population size estimate and related statistics.


Package: CARE1
Type: Package
Version: 1.1.0
Date: 2012-10-23
License: GPL-3
LazyLoad: yes


T.C. Hsieh
Maintainer: Anne Chao <>


Chao, A., and Tsay, P. K. (1998). A sample coverage approach to multiple-system estimation with application to census undercount. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 93: 283-293.
Chao, A., Tsay, P. K., Lin, S. H., Shau, W. Y., and Chao, D. Y. (2001a). The applications of capture-recapture models to epidemiological data. Statistics in Medicine, 20: 3123-3157.

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