iSQoL

iSQoL2 package for Windows

The iSQoL2 is a free R package under Microsoft Windows for estimating:
  • Lifetime survival function
  • Life expectancy and Expected years of life lost
  • Quality-adjusted life expectancy
  • Expected lifetime cost
  • Incremental Cost-Effectiveness Ratio
  1. Download document for iSQoL2 package (2616 downloads) (04/28/2022)
  2. Download R package: iSQoL2 (2709 downloads) (10/04/2022, version 6.0 and available for R≥ 4.0)
  3. How to create a cost data file? (1041 downloads)  (Note for users in Taiwan, 4/12/2018)
  4. How to use iSQoL2 at Health and Welfare Data Science Center (1159 downloads) (Note for users in Taiwan, 01/26/2022)

Citation for the methodology of the package:

Hwang JS, Hu TH, Lee LJH and Wang JD. (2017). Estimating lifetime medical costs from censored claims data. Health Economics, DOI: 10.1002/hec.3512.

References
  1. Chung CH, Hu TH, Wang JD and Hwang JS (2019). Estimation of quality-adjusted life expectancy of oral cancer patients: integration of lifetime survival adjusted with repeated quality of life measurements. Value in Health Regional Issues, Vol. 21, 59-65
  2. Hwang JS, Hu TH, Lee LJH and Wang JD. (2017). Estimating lifetime medical costs from censored claims data. Health Economics, DOI: 10.1002/hec.3512.
  3. Hwang JS and Wang JD (2004). Integrating health profile with survival for quality of life assessment. (with commentary) Quality of Life Research, 1-14.
  4. Hwang JS and Wang JD (1999). Monte Carlo estimation of expected quality-adjusted survival for follow-up studies. Statistics in Medicine, 18, 1627-1640.
  5. Hwang JS, Tsauo JY and Wang JD (1996). Estimation of expected quality adjusted survival by cross-sectional survey. Statistics in Medicine, Vol. 15, 93-102.

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