dscore: D-Score for Child Development

The D-score is a quantitative measure of child development. The D-score follows the Rasch model. See Jacobusse, van Buuren and Verkerk (2006) <doi:10.1002/sim.2351>. The user can convert milestone scores from 19 assessment instruments into the D-score and the DAZ (D-score adjusted for age). Several tools assist in mapping milestone names into the 9-position Global Scale of Early Development (GSED) convention. Supports calculation of the D-score using 'dutch' <doi:10.1177/0962280212473300>, 'gcdg' <doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001724> and 'gsed' conversion keys. The user can calculate DAZ using 'dutch' and 'gcdg' age-conditional references.

Version: 1.3.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.5)
Imports: dplyr (≥ 0.8.2), Rcpp, stats, stringr, tidyr (≥ 1.0.0), tidyselect
LinkingTo: Rcpp, RcppArmadillo
Suggests: ggplot2, kableExtra, knitr, lme4, rmarkdown, sirt, testthat
Published: 2020-05-12
Author: Stef van Buuren [cre, aut], Iris Eekhout [aut], Arjan Huizing [aut]
Maintainer: Stef van Buuren <stef.vanbuuren at tno.nl>
BugReports: https://github.com/stefvanbuuren/dscore/issues
License: GPL-3
Copyright: Stef van Buuren, Iris Eekhout, Arjan Huizing
URL: https://github.com/stefvanbuuren/dscore, https://stefvanbuuren.name/dscore/, https://stefvanbuuren.name/dbook1/
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: dscore citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: dscore results


Reference manual: dscore.pdf
Vignettes: Getting started
Package source: dscore_1.3.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: dscore_1.3.0.zip, r-release: dscore_1.3.0.zip, r-oldrel: dscore_1.3.0.zip
macOS binaries: r-release: dscore_1.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel: dscore_1.3.0.tgz
Old sources: dscore archive


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