Congenital {CARE1}R Documentation

Congenital anomaly data

Description

Infants born data with a specific congenital anomaly in Massachusetts

Usage

data(Congenital)

Format

A five lists data with 31 variables.

Details

An epidemiological data with five distinct types of sources, which contains: obstetric records (183 cases); other hospital records (215 cases); list maintained by state Department of Public Health (36 cases); list maintained by state Department of Mental Health (263cases), and records by special schools (252 cases). The total number of cases identified was 537.

References

Fienberg, S. E. (1972). The multiple recapture census for closed populations and incomplete 2k contingency tables. Biometrika, 59: 591-603. Wittes, J. T., Colton, T., and Sidel, V. W. (1974). Capture-recapture methods for assessing the completeness of case ascertainment when using multiple information sources. Journal of Chronic Diseases, 27: 25.

Examples

data(Congenital)
CARE1.print(Congenital)

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