PHEindicatormethods: Common Public Health Statistics and their Confidence Intervals

Functions to calculate commonly used public health statistics and their confidence intervals using methods approved for use in the production of Public Health England indicators such as those presented via Fingertips (<>). It provides functions for the generation of proportions, crude rates, means, directly standardised rates, indirectly standardised rates, standardised mortality ratios, slope and relative index of inequality and life expectancy. Statistical methods are referenced in the following publications. Breslow NE, Day NE (1987) <doi:10.1002/sim.4780080614>. Dobson et al (1991) <doi:10.1002/sim.4780100317>. Armitage P, Berry G (2002) <doi:10.1002/9780470773666>. Wilson EB. (1927) <doi:10.1080/01621459.1927.10502953>. Altman DG et al (2000, ISBN: 978-0-727-91375-3). Chiang CL. (1968, ISBN: 978-0-882-75200-6). Newell C. (1994, ISBN: 978-0-898-62451-9). Eayres DP, Williams ES (2004) <doi:10.1136/jech.2003.009654>. Silcocks PBS et al (2001) <doi:10.1136/jech.55.1.38>. Low and Low (2004) <doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdh175>.

Version: 2.0.2
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.0)
Imports: broom, dplyr (≥ 1.1.0), purrr (≥ 1.0.0), rlang (≥ 0.4.0), stats, tibble, tidyselect (≥ 1.2.0), tidyr (≥ 1.3.0)
Suggests: knitr, readxl, rmarkdown, testthat (≥ 3.0.0), withr
Published: 2024-01-25
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.PHEindicatormethods
Author: Anderson Georgina [aut, cre], Fox Sebastian [ctb], Francis Matthew [ctb], Fryers Paul [ctb], Clegg Emma [ctb], Westermann Annabel [ctb], Woolner Joshua [ctb], Fellows Charlotte [ctb]
Maintainer: Anderson Georgina <georgina.anderson at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: PHEindicatormethods results


Reference manual: PHEindicatormethods.pdf
Vignettes: Vignette for calculating DSRs for multiple geographies and time periods
Introduction to PHEindicatormethods
Worked examples for phe_sii function


Package source: PHEindicatormethods_2.0.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): PHEindicatormethods_2.0.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): PHEindicatormethods_2.0.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): PHEindicatormethods_2.0.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): PHEindicatormethods_2.0.2.tgz
Old sources: PHEindicatormethods archive


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