epibasix: Elementary Epidemiological Functions for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
This package contains elementary tools for analysis of common epidemiological problems, ranging from sample size estimation, through 2x2 contingency table analysis and basic measures of agreement (kappa, sensitivity/specificity). Appropriate print and summary statements are also written to facilitate interpretation wherever possible. Source code is commented throughout to facilitate modification. The target audience includes advanced undergraduate and graduate students in epidemiology or biostatistics courses, and clinical researchers.