Community-based decision making and priority setting using the r software: The community priority index

Hamisu M. Salihu*, Abraham A. Salinas-Miranda, Arnut Paothong, Wei Wang, Lindsey M. King

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Abstract

This paper outlines how to compute community priority indices in the context of multicriteria decision making in community settings. A simple R function was developed and validated with community needs assessment data. Particularly, the first part of this paper briefly overviews the existing methods for priority setting and reviews the utility of a multicriteria decision-making approach for community-based prioritization. The second part illustrates how community priority indices can be calculated using the freely available R program to handle community data by showing the computational and mathematical steps of CPI (Community Priority Index) with bootstrapped 95% confidence intervals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number347501
JournalComputational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Volume2015
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 26 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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