compareGroups: Descriptive analysis by groups

This package is designed to read, interpret, summarise, display and analyse epidemiological data. Can be used to create data summaries for quality control, extensive reports for exploring data, including publication-ready univariate or bivariate tables in plain text HTML and LaTeX, and a figures to quickly visualise the distribution of your data. Depending on the nature of the variable, various statistics are calculated (mean, median, frequencies, incidences) and appropriate tests are performed (t-test, Analysis of variance, Kruskal-Wallis, Fisher, log-rank, ...). The latest version includes functionality for summarising genetic data, and for performing low-level quality control of your database (see radiograph()) to help identify data-entry errors. This version has also been implemented in a web-interface to make this package accessible to non-R-users (see

Version: 2.0.5
Depends: R (≥ 2.13.1), Hmisc, xtable, gdata, SNPassoc
Imports: survival, epitools, tools, HardyWeinberg
Suggests: tcltk2, car
Published: 2014-08-28
Author: Isaac Subirana, Joan Vila, Héctor Sanz, Gavin Lucas, Judith Peñafiel and David Giménez
Maintainer: Isaac Subirana <isubirana at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: compareGroups citation info
CRAN checks: compareGroups results


Reference manual: compareGroups.pdf
Vignettes: compareGroups
Package source: compareGroups_2.0.5.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: compareGroups_2.0.4.tgz, r-oldrel: compareGroups_2.0.4.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: compareGroups_2.0.5.tgz
Old sources: compareGroups archive