Blood and other measurements in diabetics

Description

The diabetes data frame has 442 rows and 11 columns. These are the data used in Efron et al. (2004).

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 442 observations on 11 variables.

age

Age

sex

Gender

bmi

Body mass index

map

Mean arterial pressure (average blood pressure)

tc

Total cholesterol (mg/dL)? Desirable range: below 200 mg/dL

ldl

Low-density lipoprotein ("bad" cholesterol)? Desirable range: below 130 mg/dL

hdl

High-density lipoprotein ("good" cholesterol)? Desirable range: above 40 mg/dL

tch

Blood serum measurement

ltg

Blood serum measurement

glu

Blood serum measurement (glucose?)

y

A quantitative measure of disease progression one year after baseline

Details

Data sourced from http://web.stanford.edu/~hastie/Papers/LARS

References

Efron, B., Hastie, T., Johnstone, I., Tibshirani, R., (2004). Least angle regression. The Annals of Statistics 32(2) 407-499. DOI: 10.1214/009053604000000067

Examples

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data(diabetes)
full.mod = lm(y~.,data=diabetes)