Heart Disease

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Description

A retrospective sample of males in a heart-disease high-risk region of the Western Cape, South Africa.

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Format

A data frame with 462 observations on the following 10 variables.

y

coronary heart disease (yes = 1, no = 0)

sbp

systolic blood pressure

tobacco

cumulative tobacco

ldl

low density lipoprotein cholesterol

adiposity

adiposity

famhist

family history of heart disease

typea

type-A behavior

obesity

obesity

alcohol

current alcohol consumption

age

age at onset

References

South African Heart Disease dataset
Hastie, T., Tibshirani, R., and Friedman, J. (2001):
Elements of Statistical Learning; Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction, Springer-Verlag, New York

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##example of analysis:
vignette("regsel-heartdisease1")
vignette("regsel-heartdisease2")
vignette("regsel-heartdisease3")
vignette("regsel-heartdisease4")
vignette("regsel-heartdisease5")
vignette("regsel-heartdisease6")