actg036: AIDS Clinical Trial ACTG036 (1991).

Description Usage Format Source

Description

A dataset containing the ACTG036 clinical trial data (1991) comparing zidovudine (AZT) with a placebo in asymptomatic patients with hereditary coagulation disorders and HIV infection. The ACTG036 trial had the same response variable and had many covariates in common with the ACTG019 study. The ATCG019 data can be used as a historical dataset.

Usage

1

Format

A data frame with 183 rows and 7 variables:

outcome

binary variable with 1 indicating death, development of AIDS or ARC and 0 otherwise

treat

binary variable with 1 indicating Zidovudine (AZT) treatment and 0 indicating placebo

age

patient age in years

race

binary variable with 1 indicating white and 0 otherwise

T4count

CD4 cell count (cell count per cubicmillimetre of serum)

hemtype

haemophilia factor type. Binary variable with 1 indicating the haemophilia factor type was factor VIII and 0 otherwise

mfc

monoclonal factor concentrate use. Binary variable with 1 indicating the patient used a monoclonal factor concentrate and 0 otherwise

Source

Chen, Ming-Hui, et al. "Prior Elicitation, Variable Selection and Bayesian Computation for Logistic Regression Models." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B, vol. 61, no. 1, 1999, pp. 223-242.


BayesPPD documentation built on Sept. 8, 2021, 5:06 p.m.