Development of a generic and open source Incidence-Prevalence-Mortality model for the assessment of chronic disease epidemiology

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It is often a problem for researchers when the epidemiology of a disease is unreliable or altogether lacking. This thesis was created in order to make an R package called DisModR that accounts for this problem. In particular, the package was made for applications on chronic diseases. The compartmental model used was taken from previous iterations of a software called DisMod. This model gives the logical relationship between di erent epidemiological parameters of a disease. In particular, inputs on disease incidence, remission, and case fatality were needed to determine the disease-speci …

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