atable: Create Tables for Clinical Trial Reports

Examining distributions of variables is the first step in the analysis of a clinical trial before more specific modelling can begin. Reporting these results to stakeholders of the trial is an essential part of a statistician’s work. The atable package facilitates these steps by offering easy-to-use but still flexible functions.

Armin Ströbel

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CRAN packages used

multgee, Hmisc, knitr, xtable, flextable, settings, survival, furniture, tableone, stargazer, DescTools, margrittr, dplyr

CRAN Task Views implied by cited packages

ReproducibleResearch, SocialSciences, ClinicalTrials, Econometrics, MissingData, Bayesian, ModelDeployment, Multivariate, OfficialStatistics, Survival


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For attribution, please cite this work as

Ströbel, "The R Journal: atable: Create Tables for Clinical Trial Reports", The R Journal, 2019

BibTeX citation

  author = {Ströbel, Armin},
  title = {The R Journal: atable: Create Tables for Clinical Trial Reports},
  journal = {The R Journal},
  year = {2019},
  note = {},
  doi = {10.32614/RJ-2019-001},
  volume = {11},
  issue = {1},
  issn = {2073-4859},
  pages = {137-148}