geehelper1 {dsBaseClient}R Documentation

Computes the pooled parameters alpha and phi

Description

This is an internal function required by the client function ds.gee.

Usage

geehelper1(N, npara, M_study, alphaM, sum_p, corStructure = NULL)

Arguments

N

a numeric vector, the sample sizes of the studies

npara

the number of parameters/columns of the design matrix, for a regression model, generated from the table of individual level data.

M_study
corStructure

an integer that set the correlation structure: 1 for 'ar1', 2 for 'exchangeable', 3 for 'independence', 4 for for 'fixed' and 5 for an 'unstructure' correlation structure.

Value

a list which contains the individual elements of the input expression

Author(s)

Gaye, A.; Jones EM.


[Package dsBaseClient version 5.0.0 ]