read.dbc: Read Data Stored in DBC (Compressed DBF) Files

Functions for reading and decompressing the DBC (compressed DBF) files. Please note that this is the file format used by the Brazilian Ministry of Health (DATASUS) to publish healthcare datasets. It is not related to the FoxPro or CANdb DBC file formats.

Version: 1.0.7
Depends: R (≥ 3.3.0)
Imports: foreign
Published: 2024-05-08
DOI: 10.32614/
Author: Daniela Petruzalek [aut, cre, cph], Mark Adler [cph, ctb], Pablo Marcondes Fonseca [cph, ctb]
Maintainer: Daniela Petruzalek <daniela.petruzalek at>
License: AGPL-3
Copyright: 2016 Daniela Petruzalek
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: read.dbc results


Reference manual: read.dbc.pdf


Package source: read.dbc_1.0.7.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): read.dbc_1.0.7.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): read.dbc_1.0.7.tgz, r-release (x86_64): read.dbc_1.0.7.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): read.dbc_1.0.7.tgz
Old sources: read.dbc archive


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