SerumProtein: Serum Protein compositions of blood samples

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Data recording the proportions of the 4 serum proteins from blood samples of 30 patients, 14 with known disease A, 16 with known disease B, and 6 new cases.




  • anumeric a protein type

  • bnumeric a protein type

  • cnumeric a protein type

  • dnumeric a protein type

  • Type1 deasease A, 2 disease B, 3 new cases


The data consist of 36 cases: 14 with known disease A, 16 with known disease B, and 6 new cases and 5 v variables: a, b, c, and d for 4 serum proteins and Type for the diseases: 1 for disease A, 2 for disease B, and 3 for new cases. All row serum proteins proportions sums to 1 except some rounding errors.


Courtesy of J. Aitchison


Aitchison: CODA microcomputer statistical package, 1986, the file name SERPROT.DAT, here included under the GNU Public Library Licence Version 2 or newer.


Aitchison, J. (1986) The Statistical Analysis of Compositional Data (Data 16) pp20.

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