Low Birth Weight

Description

A consolidation of the concepts learnt the later half of the book is worked trough using this example.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 189 observations on the following 10 variables.

LOW

indicator of birth weight less than 2.5kg

AGE

mother's age in years

LWT

mother's weight in pounds at last menstrual period

RACE

mothers race ("white", "black", "other")

SMOKE

smoking status during pregnancy

PTL

number of previous premature labours

HT

history of hypertension

UI

presence of uterine irritability

FTV

number of physician visits during the first trimester

BWT

birth weight in grams

Source

http://www.statlab.uni-heidelberg.de/data/linmod/birthweight.html

References

Hosmer, D.W. and Lemeshow, S. (2001). Applied Logistic Regression. New York: Wiley.

Examples

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