obese: Obesity among Muscatine children

Description Usage Format Source References

Description

Data of the completers concerning the presence or abscence of obesity in five age cohorts in Muscatine, Ohio, measured repeatedly in -77, -79 and -81.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 5310 observations on the following 5 variables.

id

identification number of a child

obese

a binary indicator of obesity

sex

a factor with levels male female

year

year of measurement

age

a factor indicating age cohorts from (5,7] to (17,19]

Source

Woolson RF and Clarke WR. Analysis of categorical incomplete longitudinal data. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 1984; 147:87-99.

http://www.biostat.harvard.edu/~fitzmaur/ala/obesity.txt

References

Ekholm A, Skinner C. The Muscatine children's obesity data reanalysed using pattern mixture models. Applied Statistics 1998; 47:251-263.

Ekholm A, McDonald JW, Smith PWF. Association models for a multivariate binary response. Biometrics 2000; 56:712-718.


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