AD: Alzheimer's disease data

Description Usage References

Description

This dataset, obtained by Konstantina Skaltsa from Kapaki et al. 2003, contains measurements from the tau protein located in the cerebrospinal fluid (Tau variable) of 49 control subjects (Status==0) and 49 patients with Alzheimer's disease (Status==1). A column indicating the identifier of the subject is also included (id variable).

Usage

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References

Kapaki E, Paraskevas G, Zalonis I, Zournas C. (2003). CSF Tau Protein and beta-amyloid (1-42) in Alzheimer's Disease diagnosis: Discrimination from Normal Ageing and the Other Dementias in the Greek Population. European Journal of Neurology, 10, 119-128.

Skaltsa K, Jover L, Carrasco JL. (2010). Estimation of the diagnostic threshold accounting for decision costs and sampling uncertainty. Biometrical Journal 52(5):676-697.


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