An R package for performing (nested) matched case-control analyses in an observational database in the OMOP Common Data Model.
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README.md

CaseControl

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CaseControl is part of the OHDSI Methods Library.

Introduction

CaseControl is an R package for performing (nested) matched case-control analyses in an observational database in the OMOP Common Data Model.

Features

  • Extracts the necessary data from a database in OMOP Common Data Model format
  • Nesting in a cohort of interest (e.g. people with a particular prior condition)
  • Matching on age, gender, provider, time in cohort, and/or visit
  • Sampling of controls per case
  • Fitting outcome models using conditional logisitc regression

Technology

CaseControl is an R package, with some functions implemented in C++.

System Requirements

Requires R (version 3.2.2 or higher). Installation on Windows requires RTools. Libraries used in CaseControl require Java.

Installation

  1. On Windows, make sure RTools is installed.
  2. The DatabaseConnector and SqlRender packages require Java. Java can be downloaded from http://www.java.com.
  3. In R, use the following commands to download and install CaseControl:
install.packages("drat")
drat::addRepo("OHDSI")
install.packages("CaseControl")

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License

CaseControl is licensed under Apache License 2.0

Development

CaseControl is being developed in R Studio.

Development status

Beta